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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    India: Crisis in the cashew industry

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

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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