Shop our 2023 calendars. Now available for purchase!
Image for National Cashew Day

National Cashew Day

Cashews, nuts that are grown on the cashew tree and eaten raw or in recipes, are celebrated today. The cashew tree is native to northeastern Brazil, and its nuts began being exported by the Portuguese in the 1550's. Today the top four producers of cashew nuts are India, the Ivory Coast, Vietnam, and Brazil. The nuts are rich sources of copper, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, thiamin, vitamin B6, and vitamin K. They are popular in Indian, Thai, and Chinese cuisines, and are popular snack foods on their own, where they may be eaten plain, roasted, or salted. They can also be made into cashew butter, oil, and milk. About 5% of people are allergic to cashew nuts.

How to Observe National Cashew Day

Celebrate the day by eating cashews. Eat them on their own or as part of a recipe.


This event does not currently have a sponsor. If you'd like to increase visibility for this event while gaining exposure for yourself or your brand, you can learn more here!

Something Wrong or Missing?

We would love to hear from you! Please contact us using this form.

Observation Notifications

Would you like to be notified before the next observation? Sign up here to be told when notifications are available! You may also add this event directly to your calendar with this link.

Also on this date…