Cashew Industry News

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

18 Jul, 2018

From the 21-22 June 2018, the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) together with the cashew value chain association of Burkina Faso organized the Sahelian Cashew Forum dubbed-FOCAS. The forum was supported by the GIZ Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew), SNV Netherlands Development Organization and Cadre Intégré Renforcé (CIR).   ...

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2 Jul, 2018

The US, the Netherlands and China remained the three largest importers of Vietnamese cashew nuts with market shares of 37.9%, 13.1% and 10.9%, respectively.

In the opposite direction, Vietnam imported around ...

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2 Jul, 2018

Two varieties AB29 and AB05-08 are being recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development trial production. The productivity and reproduction rates of these two varieties are quite good. The quality, taste is not as good as the traditional varieties in...

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2 Jul, 2018

The West African Women’s Association (AFAO/WAWA) started an initiative to boost cashew processing in Senegal. Rather than selling raw cashews to traders, they decided to expand post-harvest opportunities close to home by...

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28 Jun, 2018

According to Vinacas chairman, Nguyen Duc Thanh, 12 of 33 cashew processing and exporting companies have closed in the southern province of Long An. The country's cashew basket of Binh Phuoc also saw about 70-80 per cent of...

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28 Jun, 2018

MPs and representatives of cashew nut growers yesterday faulted the government’s proposal to amend the Cashew nut Industry Act , 2009, as suggested in the Finance Bill, 2018. They said the Bill – which was published in the Official Gazette on June 12, 2018, and which will be tabled for...

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28 Jun, 2018

The regional field office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) conducted here Tuesday an investment forum on current market trends in the production of cacao and cashew, hoping to expand and develop their...

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28 Jun, 2018

The Bole District Assembly in the Northern Region has raised over eighty thousand cashew seedlings for distribution to farmers under the planting for export programme.

The seedlings are to be distributed to nearly one thousand famers in the area.

According to the District Chief Executive, Veronica Alele Heming, the assembly has also supported farmers in the area with training to...

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19 Jun, 2018

The Union Agriculture Ministry has approved the expansion of cashew cultivation in around 60,000 hectares across 13 States.

Speaking at the Foundation Day celebrations of the Directorate of Cashew Research (DCR) at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka on...

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19 Jun, 2018

Venkatesh N. Hubballi, Director of Directorate of Cashewnut and Cocoa Development (DCCD), Kochi, on Monday suggested that the Directorate of Cashew Research (DCR), Puttur, adopt a village a...read more

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