The cashew nut is a high protein delicacy, but preparing it for consumption is no easy task. Through a labor-intensive process, the nut is detached from the cashew fruit which comes from the cashew tree. Cashew trees grow abundantly in the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, and also in similar environments in neighboring Brazil.
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The Rupununi Savannahs, Region 9
The Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America is located in the county of Essequibo in Region 9. The entire Region 9 of Guyana is referred to as the Rupununi Savannahs. It includes the North, South, and Central Rupununi Savannahs. The Kanuku Mountain Range divides the North from the South Rupununi Savannahs.