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  • Featured
    Hạ Long to host 10th international cashew conference

    Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The 10th Vinacas Golden Cashew Rendezvous will take place in Hạ Long in the northeastern province of Quảng Ninh this October, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas). Nearly 500 businesses from 50 countries and territories are expected to attend. Vinacas will hold exchanges and...

  • Processing
    When is the end of PPO-Pasteurization coming?

    When is the end of PPO-Pasteurization coming? About 10 years ago the salmonella outbreak in Canada was traced back to raw almonds. Over the following years, a few more outbreaks were caused by these nuts grown in California. Infected produce came from different growers and no measures taken after finding the source of...

  • Featured
    Will India-US trade war hit dry fruit sales?

    India’s retaliation of raising import duties on items majorly imported from the USA will result in higher prices of dry fruits, particularly almond and walnut, say businessmen. The USA is the largest suppliers of these commodities and there are not many alternative suppliers, which can help India diversify its imports. What came...

  • Featured
    Cashew nut exports increase, but processors face shortage of raw materials

    Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Việt Nam exported 141,000 tonnes of cashew nuts for a value of U$$1.39 billion in the first five months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 21.4 per cent and 25.3 per cent, respectively, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association. With this result, Việt Nam...

  • Featured
    Cashew kernels likely to stay between 4.0 and 4.5 USD a pound for rest of 2018

    With most of the Northern Hemisphere crop already in the market, raw cashew prices are expected to...

  • Featured
    Cashew kernels likely to stay between 4.0 and 4.5 USD a pound for rest of 2018

    With most of the Northern Hemisphere crop already in the market, raw cashew prices are expected to stabilize around USD 1650-1800 levels (CNF HCM) going forward. Kernel price (W320), which has reduced by over 5.32% since the beginning of the year is likely to be the range bound between 4.0 and 4.5...

  • Featured
    India: Crisis in the cashew industry

    The government will intervene to solve the problems of cashew processors and ensure job security in the...

  • Featured
    Kenya gets more money for the Cashew Industry

    The European Union has launched a project to grow five million cashew nut seedlings in Kilifi, Kwale and Lamu counties. EU Ambassador Stefano Dejak yesterday said the move aims to revive the industry that collapsed nearly three decades ago. He spoke in Kilifi after commissioning the €2 million EU(Sh236 million) project. Dejak...

  • Featured
    Growing macadamias a great option for Florida farmers

    Are you searching for a nut that you can grow in Central Florida? Macadamias are a tropical nut from Australia that will also grow here, although we are borderline for cold hardiness. That means older trees can survive cold winters with a little die back, but small trees will need to be...

  • Featured
    Iftaar brings new, better varieties of dates

    Of all the foods served in Ramadhan, dates remain the favourite at Iftaar times. The demand has grown exponentially higher over the years as people purchase different varieties of the prized dry fruit. Srinagar shopkeepers have witnessed a surge in the sales of dates with people purchasing different varieties on a large...

  • Featured
    Ivory Coast has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the cashew industry

    Abidjan: Famous for its cocoa and coffee, the Ivory Coast has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the cashew industry, seeking to modernise production in a sector where it is already the world’s number-one exporter. “We have shown that we know how to produce the nuts – now we have to...

  • Featured
    Time for action in the prune industry

    The 17th world prune conference took place in Sainte Livrade sur Lot in Southern France in an agriculture College in the center of french prune production. In unusually moody weather for the region at this time of year attendance was impressive with a high percentage of delegates from Chile, USA and Australia ...

  • Featured
    The Clipper offers targeted human resources campaigns for the snack, nuts and dried fruit business

    The Clipper is offering innovative services for nuts and dried fruit, confectionery, snack and processing industry to target precisely human resources: With its database tools The Clipper is able to exactly identify certain groups of people within the industry that are qualified for positions in trade, post-harvest, production, farming or technology. “Jobs...

  • Featured
    Today it costs $500 million to pollinate California’s almond orchards

    (Inside Science) — Colony collapse disorder has devastated honeybee populations over the past decade and brought a...

  • Featured
    Will the cashew industry in India ever recover?

    India’s cashew industry might have to increase domestic production to over 2 million tonnes by the year...

  • Featured
    AgroPress shares know-how for online and digital communication with its clients

    AgroPress, publisher of the Clipper for nuts and dried fruit and The Fruit World for fresh produce has invested substantially to be ahead of the market in digital communication: The magazines are now communicating on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Reddit, Google+ and other platforms nearly every day. “It is a commitment to help...

  • Featured
    New state-of-the-art processing and packaging plant for dry fruits in Ludhiana

    Ludhiana: During the first Punjab Agri and Food Conclave organized at Pal Auditorium in Punjab Agricultural University...

  • Featured
    Fearless Anabela Foods founder drives business in Burkina Faso and Pakistan

    Since 2003, Anabela Foods represents companies from Africa and Asia – with three main focuses: rice, oilseeds...

  • Featured
    Nuts and Dried Fruit Trading 2.0: Agribazaar to revolutionize the industry

    India still features senior traders with big bulky landline phones and a memory like an elephant. In...

  • Featured
    TOMRA expands global technology division

    KOBLENZ, GERMANY, 8 May 2018 – Today, premier sorting software and hardware developer and manufacturer, TOMRA, announces the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital for TOMRA Sorting Solutions. In this role, Felix is leading TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ rapidly developing capabilities in digital technology and building a team of innovators to...

  • Featured
    Macadamia industry is looking for historic documents

    The organisers of the International Macadamia Symposium in Yunnan in October this year are planning to mount a display of the history of the global macadamia industry. They has asked for help in sourcing historical artefacts, photos, information and stories. In particular they are looking: for photos of the earliest introduction of...

  • Featured
    Mozambique is going nuts about cashews

    The country’s cashew nut industry, one of the world’s biggest, was dealt a body blow first by...

  • Featured
    Code Red for Kerala’s cashew industry

    Kerala’s cashew industry, the sole livelihood of around three lakh rural women, is pinning its hopes on...

  • Featured
    Whitley Peanut Factory invests more thank $500K to expand its operation

    Whitley Peanut Factory Inc., a producer and retailer of Virginia peanuts since 1992, will invest nearly $530,000 to expand its operation in Gloucester County. The expansion will allow Whitley’s Peanut to increase production, improve operational efficiency and achieve an even higher level of food safety certification. Five new jobs will be created,...

  • Featured
    Vietnam cashew processing firms are closing shops due to competition

    Vietnam processing firms are closing shops as cashew exporters in Nigeria are exploiting new markets to boost...

  • Featured
    Bühler improves food safety with digital solutions

    Uzwil (Switzerland), April 30, 2018 – Digital solutions designed to make foods safer, to save energy, and...

  • Featured
    Continued Innovation Accompanies Increased California Almond Acreage

    MODESTO, Calif. – (April 25) – Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California’s almond acreage continued to increase in 2017. Bearing acres, that is orchards old enough to produce a crop, were reported at 1 million acres, which is up 6 percent from 2016. Total almond acres for 2017...

  • Featured
    Event to focus on contribution of traditional dried fruit to public health

    Key players in the UK dried fruit industry have united to host a pioneering event designed to educate health care professionals, researchers, public health advisors and health media on the potential contribution of traditional dried fruit to public health and establish priorities for further research. Titled – ‘Dried fruit and public health: What...

  • Featured
    The new Clipper for nuts and dried fruit is shipping with more pages and great reports from Iran

    The second edition of the year of the Clipper magazine contains a lot of information for all...

  • Featured
    Hongyu Foodstuff Co. partners with TOMRA Sorting Food

    Turpan Hongyu Foodstuff Co., Ltd. specializes in the processing of high quality raisins, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and walnuts, to ensure food safety and eliminate cross-contamination. Over 90 percent of business revenue comes from export markets. Turpan Hongyu is one of China’s food exporters that benefits from TOMRA’s effective sorting solutions. Because...

  • Featured
    Cashew Prices down significantly

    Cashew kernel prices came down significantly during March with some processors selling W320 as low as 4.25...

  • Featured
    Bühler presents new digital solutions for the food processing industry to meet global challenges

    Uzwil (Switzerland), April 18, 2018 – Bühler is set to unveil ground breaking digital technologies that include...

  • Cashews
    From Engineer to Cashew Entrepreneur

    The Clipper talked to Amos Bucher, Founder of Cashew for You, about sustainable farming with nuts and...

  • Featured
    India’s raw cashew nut output to double by 2025

    The Directorate of Cashew and Cocoa Development (DCCD) under the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, in a bid to reduce imports, has drawn up a plan to expand the area under the cashew and to double the production by 2025-26. The cashew industry with a processing capacity of two million...

  • Featured
    Australian almond growers could benefit from frost in California

    SEVERE frost in the world’s biggest almond-producing region of California could spell higher global prices, and an opportunity for Australian almonds to fill a possible worldwide shortage. Late last month the mercury hovered under freezing for consecutive nights in one of the US’s biggest agricultural production centres in central California, where 83 per...

  • Featured
    China has become an important hazelnut export market for Turkey

    After Europe, China has become an important hazelnut export market for Turkey in recent years, Edip Sevinc, head of the Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters’ Union (KFMIB), said Thursday. Turkey exported 7,307 tons of hazelnuts to China in 2017, up from just 713 tons in 2007, according to the union. Turkey...

  • Featured
    Hazelnuts producers in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine want a bigger piece of the pie

    Hazelnuts are a major product for agriculture in Georgia. As one of the country’s top 10 export commodities, they are a source of income for more than 50,000 farmers and dozens of processing facilities. The country’s subtropical climate by the Black Sea shore offers particularly favourable conditions for their growth, luring international...

  • Featured
    Trading tons of nuts on your smartphone? Yes, you can

    Entrepreneurs in India have created the fastest growing B2B agribusiness platform in the world. At the World...

  • Non classifié(e)
    Cashew Nuts Investment Opportunities

    Cashew (Anacardium occidentale), is an important industrial and export crop whose potential is yet to be fully exploited in Nigeria. Cashew has for many years been used for food and income generation. The trees are usually grown for their kernels which when roasted have a very pleasant taste. Cashew is the common...

  • Non classifié(e)
    Kerala plan to lease Andhra Pradesh land for cashew fails

    Kerala’s much-touted initiative to lease 50,000 acre for cashew cultivation in Andhra Pradesh for the cashew processing industry in Kerala has drawn a blank. Because of acute shortage of raw cashew nuts (RCN), nearly 900 processing factories in Kerala are non-functional. “After the initial round of discussions in February 2017, Andhra Pradesh...

  • Featured
    Vietnam to modernize cashew production

    Binh Phuoc (VNA) – The southern province of Binh Phuoc aims to replant 25,000 hectares and conduct intensive cultivation on another 41,000 hectares of cashew by 2020. During a working session with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), local leaders proposed the Government and the Ministry assist Binh Phuoc to...

  • Featured
    Maersk gets creative and offers something the industry really needs: Money.

    Shipping capacity has been in oversupply for more than a decade – not an easy time for...

  • Featured
    The trade war has begun: Tariffs for almonds and pistachios affect sales in China

    As Beijing and Washington exchange barbs that threaten a potential trade war, health-conscious Chinese shoppers are beginning to fret over what this could mean for their pockets: a potential jump in prices for U.S.-grown cherries and pistachios. Close to 80 fruit and nut products from the United States are at risk, after...

  • Featured
    Study says nut size can be predicted by genome sizes

    Plant genetic diversity is the fundamental of plant-breeding programs to improve desirable characteristics. Hence, evaluation of genetic diversity is the first step in fruit-breeding programs. Accordingly, the current study was carried out to evaluate 25 superior walnut genotypes in respect of phenotypic and cytological characteristics. For this purpose, 560 walnut genotypes in...

  • Featured
    Blue Diamond Snack Almonds with New Campaign, Brand Relaunch

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Diamond, the world’s leading almond marketer and processor, today launched a new brand campaign – Take Back Your Crave – to inspire consumers to embrace their snack cravings. The campaign comes at a time when snacking has become more prevalent for Americans than ever. Snacking can bring moments of joy,...

  • Featured
    Introducing Better Almond Butter

    NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Better Almond Butter, an all-new, high-quality almond butter is here and...

  • Featured
    In 2017 Georgia Enjoyed Highest Growth in 5 Years

    SET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the first quarter of 2018. Here are the highlights of this month’s release: • Geostat has published its rapid estimate of real GDP growth for the fourth quarter of 2017. Estimated growth stands at 4.7%, which is only 0.1% higher...

  • Featured
    Cashew sector eyes quality

    Vietnamese importers have temporarily stopped buying raw cashew from Africa due to a surge in prices, according to the Việt Nam Cashew Association (Vinacas). Speaking at a conference to review the cashew sector’s performance last year and discuss the year ahead in HCM City on Tuesday, Đặng Hoàng Giang, Vinacas deputy chairman,...

  • Featured
    Nigeria promotes cashew exports with international partners

    In its quest to build the capacity of smallholder farmers across the country, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has entered into a partnership agreement with some local and international agencies, The Nation has learnt. Confirming this development recently was the Acting Executive Director/Chief Executive, NEPC, Mr. Abdullahi Sidi-Aliyu. Sidi-Aliyu who gave...

  • Featured
    All nuts now to be levied duty on volume basis in India

    NEW DELHI: Indian agro companies are expecting government to levy duty rate on walnuts, pistachio and cashew on volume (specific rate of duty) instead of value percentage (ad-valorem duty), similar to the current duty structure on almonds. They say that the move was good as it would prevent the scope of under...

  • Featured
    Global Markets Awards Selection Committee Recognises Excellence in Food Safety

    ● Four companies, Nuts and Legumes Co. (Pakistan), Plantation Industries Limited (Nigeria), Fuji Foods Co. Ltd (Japan) and ASOCIACIONES AGROINDUSTRIALES SERRANAS S.A DE C.V (Mexico), recognised for application of the GFSI Global Markets Programme on their journey towards GFSI certification ● The GFSI Global Markets Programme sets out how small and medium-size...

  • Asia
    The future for hazelnuts is bright – in Bhutan, not in Turkey

    Thirty years ago, Turkey produced 80% of world’s hazelnuts but it has hit its production limit and, as global demand for hazelnuts continues to rise, the country’s dominance is falling. Environmental problems, a difficult political environment and talk about unfair labor inspire large groups to look for other suppliers. Hazelnuts are the...

  • Australia
    4,000 hectares of new macadamia plants in Australia

    Scott Gregson-Allcott, CEO, Macadamia Farm Management (MFM), Bundaberg, North Queensland, is undoubtedly one of the industry’s most innovative operators. Prior to MFM Scott managed a large vegetable seedling nursery in Bowen, North Queensland, before  establishing a large macadamia nursery ‘MACQ’ in Bundaberg which supplied grafted macadamia trees to major stakeholders within the...

  • Almonds
    Rubber tires from almond shells

    Growing almonds in California is a creative, high-tech industry with an impressive scientific approach. But the limits of increasing yields and revenue with kernels might be in sight. No, problem for the Almond Board of California: Let’s make money with hulls and shells. The Almond Board invested in some research about products...

  • Dried Fruit
    Prunes and walnuts

    Interview with Felipe Valenzuela, Product Manager Dry Fruit Division and Antonio Aguirre, Commercial Director, Baika Chilean Fruits, Huechuraba/Santiago Baika does not (yet) rank among Chile’s major fruit and nut exporters. So who and what is Baika? Baika belongs to the group of San José farms, which have been active in agricultural production...

  • Featured
    Cashew KERNEL market has been boring so far

    The Cashew KERNEL market has been boring – moving sideways in 4.75-5.00 FOB range for more than 6 months. And 4.50-5.00 range for more than a year (except for 1 month when it peaked in the 5.20-5.40 range in May 2017). Currently – in Weeks 6 to 8 – the range of...

  • Featured
    TOMRA acquires precision grading system manufacturer

    AUCKLAND:  TOMRA today signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in BBC Technologies*. The deal sees BBC Technologies’ precision grading systems and innovative punnet and clamshell filling solutions for blueberries and other small fruits join TOMRA Food’s own fruit inspection and grading technology portfolio.  TOMRA will also acquire www.freshtracker.com,...

  • Featured
    Replacing bees for almond pollination

    Almonds are the second-largest crop in California’s agriculture sector, worth $21 billion a year and growing, and growers are hopelessly reliant on managed honeybees — almost three quarters of the country’s commercial colonies, Embry says, work these groves at some point. Natural alternatives are slim, she explains, because only three bee species...

  • Africa
    Ghana bets on cashews

    Recounting a commitment he made in 2016, at Suma Ahenkro, in the Jaman North constituency, the President said it was high time the agriculture sector shifted its over-reliance on the production and export of cocoa, in contrast with its neighbour Cote d’Ivoire. He noted that Cote d’Ivoire has succeeded in diversifying its agriculture, which...

  • Featured
    Up to 20% damage in almond orchards

    A cold snap in the heart of California’s agriculture industry could be devastating to the almond crop and ultimately lead to higher prices. It follows three-straight nights of bitter-cold temperatures this week in the San Joaquin Valley — the hub of almond production — where temperatures sank to the low-20s overnight starting...

  • Featured
    China growing market for Turkish hazelnut exports

    After Europe, China has become an important hazelnut export market for Turkey in recent years, Edip Sevinc, head of the Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters’ Union (KFMIB), said Thursday. Turkey exported 7,307 tons of hazelnuts to China in 2017, up from just 713 tons in 2007, according to the union. Turkey...

  • Featured
    Tomra wins Silver Medal at International FoodTec Award

    LEUVEN, BELGIUM 22.02.2018 — TOMRA’s user interface TOMRA ACT has been named a silver winner in the 2018 International FoodTec Award, organised by the DLG (German Agricultural Society). TOMRA ACT is designed to make sorting adjustments simple and predictable for the user or operator, enabling optimised control. This is achieved by changing...

  • Featured
    The next frontier for dried fruit: India.

    It’s not only almonds at the almond conference. Many growers and traders from other industries attend the show to learn about consumption trends – and meet potential clients. Jaswant Bains, owner of Sacramento Packing and Valley View Foods, a prune and walnut grower claims that the California prune industry should do more...

  • Sorting
    The machine that hears what’s not wanted

    The Coravel is a high-end sorting machine manufactured by Helms Technologie, Ahrensburg. Developed 23 years ago by Dr. Dirk Helms, an engineer from Ahrensburg near Hamburg, Germany, the machine is still standard equipment in many companies today. Axel Breuer talked to Ulrike Helms, the daughter of the company founder, who has been...

  • Featured
    Taking part in the CLIPPER WORLD TOUR

    Taking part in the CLIPPER WORLD TOUR – What do I get? We will report about you in all relevant media and share it with the world, in various languages – to our subscribers, our readers, our followers, our media partners. Good content can lead to dozens of texts and videos and...

  • Featured
    A booster for food safety: Croptimal takes the laboratory to the field

    Croptimal performs real time immediate tests and analysis in the field for crops, soil and water, replacing traditional complicated methods that are typically undertaken at distant laboratories and normally require days to weeks for results. The data collected by Croptimal is accumulated in a Cloud-based database that will provide “big-data” for intelligent...

  • Featured
    Buhler feels the competition and responds

    The leading manufacturers of sorting equipment are starting to feel competition from Asian suppliers. Bühler moves to stay ahead. The marrying of Bühler’s SORTEX F optical sorting platform with its BioVision™ technology, originally introduced in 2015, means nut manufacturers ensure hygienic sorting and more precise shell and foreign material detection. SORTEX BioVision™...

  • Featured
    German Waren-Verein gets ready for the future

    At its annual meeting at the historic ballroom of the Hotel Atlantic Kempinski in Hamburg in November 2017 the ‘Waren-Verein der Hamburger Börse e.V.’offered a glimpse into the mindset of traders in one of the most important economies for nuts and dried fruit. The Waren-Verein was founded in 1900 as “Association for...

  • Featured
    A new era for quality control is coming to the almond industry

    Is this machine the end of quality control issues? Almond growers, processors and exporters get paid based...

  • Featured
    A lot of almonds are looking for consumers

    The California Almond Industry continues to impress as a science-driven high-performance industry with growing output and a remarkable level of smart technology While we see record harvests every year the pressure on the almond board to stimulate sufficient consumption all over the world is growing Water also remains an issue for the...

  • Cashews
    Cashew industry lowers export goal

    Explaining why the sector has cut its export target, Nguyen Duc Thanh, Vinacas chairman, said: “We haven’t had sufficient domestic material supply, and the prices of imported raw cashews were too high and sometimes of poor quality.” The focus this year will shift from quantity to quality by raising the value of...

  • Peanuts
    $14M to fight global hunger with peanuts

    The University of Georgia has received a $14 million grant from the U.S. Agency of International Development to manage the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut Research, known as the Peanut Lab, a global peanut research program that works to alleviate hunger by helping farmers in developing countries grow healthy crops. The...

  • Featured
    TOMRA Sorting Food appoints two senior sales people for EMEA

    The global leader in sensor-based food sorting solutions has promoted Karel Strubbe to regional sales director with responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This follows six years based in California where his most recent role was as TOMRA Sorting Food’s sales director for the Americas and Oceania. A Belgian native,...

  • Featured
    University of Idaho shows climate change could expand almond production

    Nutty for almonds? New research from the University of Idaho shows climate change could expand almond production, now mostly confined to the state of California, to the Pacific Northwest as soon as 2050, according to a study published in the journal Climatic Change. UI researcher Lauren Parker was watching the news one...

  • Featured
    Nigeria exported 200,000 metric tonnes of cashew in 2017

    Tola Faseru, the National President, National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) said that the year 2017 had been eventful for the cashew industry as one of the commodities that did well during the year. According to him, the performed well in terms of the volume, saying that cashew farmers were able to...

  • Peanuts
    Scientists Map the Genetic Code of Peanut

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — An international group of agricultural scientists have mapped the genetic code of peanut, The Peanut Foundation announced Dec. 25.  The culmination of a five-year research project will give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant. The data...

  • Almonds
    The big potential for almond exports from Pakistan

    PESHAWAR (APP): The economy of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) is largely dependent on dry fruits and agriculture as the area is famous for its almonds, apricots, cherries and other dry fruits all over the world . Almond is the most popular fruit of Gilgit Baltistan. Its many varieties are grown in all districts of...

  • Featured
    A lot of almonds are looking for a lot of consumers

    The California Almond Industry continues to impress as a science-driven high-performance industry with growing output and a...

  • Featured
    AgroPress announces Clipper Special Edition India for nuts and dried fruit

    The INDIA SPECIAL is all about the import and export market with the fastest growing population, the fastest growing middle class and the fastest growing GDP of a major country. Enormous potential for the nuts and dried fruit sector. Book now to be part of the edition. The edition is the ideal platform for you to present you...

  • Walnuts
    Uzbekistan and Ukraine cooperate in walnut growing

    Uzbekistan and the Ukrainian Nut Association signed a cooperation agreement during the international conference “Modern innovations in planting of profitable nut gardens held in Kiev, Jahon news reported. The parties discussed the latest approaches to the technology of creating intensive gardens, advanced methods and agro practices, practical issues on planting walnut and...

  • Dried Fruit
    Dried Mangos – How to survive the price war

    Mamusa Marketing is a classic example of South African entrepreneurship. The primes supplier of dried mangos and...

  • Featured
    India is a great new opportunity for prunes

    Jaswant Bains, owner of Sacramento Packing and Valley View Foods, a prune and walnut grower claims that...

  • Featured
    Ivoirian government to apply a tax of CFA30 per kg on cashew nuts exports

    (Ecofin Agency) – From now on, a tax of CFA30 will be applied to every kilogram of cashew exported. The information was disclosed on December 14, 2017 at the end of a Council of Ministers. “Revenues generated by this tax will be used to finance activities that will boost value chains’ competitiveness...

  • Featured
    Kashmiri researcher develops technique for processing walnut shells into battery anodes

    A Kashmiri researcher has developed a technique for converting walnut shells into carbon that can be used...

  • Cashews
    Cashew Export Promotion Council of India ambitious plan for automation in Kerala’s cashew industry

    OLLAM: The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI) has unveiled its ‘Mission 2020’ strategic business plan, triggering a major overhaul in the state’s labour-oriented sector.The plan, which supports mechanisation and automation in the industry, claims to achieve its targets through ‘zero job losses’ and, ironically, guarantees creation of additional job opportunities.According...

  • Cashews
    60 per cent cashew processing factories in Kerala face closure

    High processing costs and raw cashew crunch have hit the cashew processing industries in Kerala hard and at least 60% of them are facing closure. While India can process about 17 lakh million tonne cashew, it is able to produce just 7 lakh million tonne and hence relies on imports to utilise...

  • Featured
    The global marketing attack for California Prunes is coming

    In the age of the superfoods and turbocharged communication about healthy food and ingredients prunes have lost...

  • Macadamias
    INDUSTRY STATISTICS ON THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN MACADAMIA INDUSTRY

    NEW PLANTINGS According to tree sales data received from nurseries, the macadamia industry is still growing rapidly....

  • Macadamias
    2017 Australian macadamia crop reaches 46,000 tonnes in-shell

    Australian macadamia growers have produced a crop of 46,000 tonnes in-shell @ 10% moisture (43,000 tonnes in-shell...

  • Featured
    Professional Internships offered for new magazine

    A Swiss company is about to launch one of the most exciting new publications of our time....

  • Almonds
    Almond Board of California invests in Farm of the Future

    ACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Almond Board of California(ABC) today announced an investment of $4.8...

  • Pistachios
    20% Decline in Pistachio Export Value from Iran

    M ore than 3.67 million tons of agricultural products worth $3.85 billion were exported from Iran during...

  • Featured
    Ghana will put a tax on cashew exports

    Government has announced plans to introduce an export levy on raw cashew nuts (RCN), aimed at promoting...

  • Cashews
    Gambia returnees to engage in cashew production

    Farimang Manneh, the proprietor of Sand Beach Hotel and CEO of a leading cashew nut exporting company...

  • Featured
    Key Technology Introduces over 2 meters (80 inches) wide Sorter

    December 12, 2017 – Key Technology introduces the highest capacity digital sorter in the food processing industry...

  • Featured
    More than 100,000 tons of hazelnuts in three months exported from Turkey

    In the first three months of the 2017-2018 hazelnut season, Turkey exported over 100 thousand tons of...

  • Featured
    Vietnam wants Cambodia to grow cashew

    HCM City – The Việt Nam Cashew Association has provided VNĐ1.5 billion (US$66,000) to the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for growing one million cashew trees on a total area of 500,000 hectares from now through 2022. “Cambodia is one of the countries in the world that have excellent natural...

  • Featured
    Western Australia gets first walnut orchard

    Western Australians can look forward to a wider selection of locally-grown produce this Christmas with the first harvest from the state’s first commercial walnut orchard. Omega Walnuts, which is based in WA’s South West region, started putting the first batch of freshly harvested walnuts through its production facility today. Processing of WA’s first...

  • Featured
    Bühler Aeroglide Dryer Tweets Demonstrate Food Safety and Productivity Benefits

    Live Tweets from an in-process dryer illustrate how unprecedented process control and transparency can save energy, reduce...

  • Featured
    5 reasons to read, subscribe and advertise in the Clipper Magazine

    The Clipper is the global leader for independent nuts and dried fruit information. Subscribers in 88 countries...

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