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Neater nut processing

A Sri Lankan tradition

Sri Lanka is an island off the southern tip of India with 18.6 million inhabitants and an area of 65,610 square kilometres.

In this case study you will find out about the importance of cashew nut production to people who live in two areas of Sri Lanka.

Cashew nut processing involved three key stages:  

Sriyani's story: shelling the nuts

Mechanical methods

Thileka's story: peeling the nuts



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