10,000 t cashew processing unit is shipping

West Africa-focussed agriculture company Dekel Agri-Vision updated the market on the development of its 10,000 tonnes per annum raw cashew nut processing project at Tiebissou in Côte d'Ivoire on Thursday. The AIM-traded firm said the entire shipment from China, consisting of 32 containers of infrastructure equipment for the construction of the project, has now departed. It...

Kerala’s cashew industry is on the brink of collapse due to lockdown

Already reeling under various issues, the cashew industry in Kerala is on the verge of a total collapse due to the ongoing lockdown. The cashew industry has sought the immediate intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking help to export nuts to the US, Japan and the Middle East. The Cashew...

Multiple problems are hitting the food processing industry in India

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown has brought the country to a standstill. With factories shutting down in almost every economic area, there is a pressing demand from almost every industry for immediate relief measures from the government. The food processing sector in India is no different. The ministry of food...

Reduced demand for pepper and cashew nuts

HO CHI MINH: Farmers and businesses involved in the pepper and cashew nuts industry in southern Vietnam are hard hit with falling prices as demand for the two items dropped due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, the price of pepper in the Central Highlands and southern Vietnam is between VND34,500 to 37,500 (RM6.37 –...

How important are cashews for Africa?

One cashew nut out of two comes from Africa, making the continent the world's largest producer of cashew nuts today. The crop is largely produced by 1.5 million small-scale farmers. Agriculture plays a particular role in Africa. Two-thirds of Africa's population is employed in agriculture, making it the continent's largest employer. Most African countries today, face the challenge of...

Fresh capital could revive the cashew processing industry in Kerala

Kerala’s cashew industry has requested the Centre to extend fresh working capital with a subsidised interest rate for three years with the same collateral banks currently hold. The Central Government, in the past, had supported the Textile and Leather sector and a similar gesture could help revive the cashew processing industry, one of the oldest traditional industries in Kerala,...

Reliable buyers for Cashews needed in Cambodia

The Kingdom’s cashew nut industry is still struggling to maintain a stable market as community representatives say relying on local brokers is hurting farmers. Cashew Nut Association director in Kampong Thom province Chhiv Ngy said on Monday that the body is still searching for reliable buyers to ensure stable prices. The price, he said, currently fluctuates from broker to broker and...

Investments in cashew production and processing could bring thousands of jobs to Nigeria

Kogi is capable of generating over 10,000 job opportunities from investments in cashew production and processing, says Mr Solomon Yizogembi, a consultant with Synergos Nigeria. Yizogembi disclosed this on Thursday at the State Partnership for Agriculture (SPA) Agriculture Vision Group (AVG) and Agriculture Innovation Group (AIG) monthly meeting organised by Synergos Nigeria in Lokoja. Follow @theclippermag The consultant said that cashew farmers...

Africa is currently the leading producer of cashew

Africa is currently the leading producer of cashew, providing more than 50 per cent of global output, Mrs. Juliana Ofori-Karikari, Finance and Administration Manager of Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew) said in Sunyani. Speaking on behalf of the Executive Director of ComCashew at the opening of the second session of the Sixth Edition of the Master training Programme (MTP) on cashew...

Cashew plantation rejuvenation scheme in India

PANJIM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed the House that the State government is promoting the cashew plantation rejuvenation scheme under the National Horticulture Mission (NHM) implemented by Agriculture Department. PANJIM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed the House that the State government is promoting the cashew plantation rejuvenation scheme under the National Horticulture Mission (NHM) implemented by Agriculture Department....
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