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    Pistachio Growers welcome Antidumping Duty Order

    FRESNO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined today, by a unanimous vote of 5 to 0, that revoking the U.S. antidumping duty order on imports of raw in-shell pistachios from Iran would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the U.S. pistachio industry within a...

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    Study reveals: There is much less (peanut) allergy

    New report reveals how many Americans have food allergies By Steven Reinberg HealthDay June 1, 2017, 10:52 AM Millions of Americans have had to swear off shellfish, eggs, peanuts or soy to avoid allergic reactions that can range from stomach cramps to life-threatening swelling of the airways, new research shows. Approximately 4...

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    Kerala promotes cashew production

    The public sector Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation (KSCDC) will observe the World Environment Day on Monday by launching an ambitious long-term scheme to promote cashew farms across the State. KSCDC chairman S. Jayamohan told mediapersons that on Monday the company would plant seven-lakh high yield variety of cashew saplings. The programme...

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    Ghana earns $196m from cashew in 2016

    Cashew has over the years become the leading non-traditional export earner in Ghana’s agriculture sub-sector, contributing $196.7 million in 2016. The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is, meanwhile, proposing a surcharge on raw cashew exports to encourage more local processing of the nuts. Ms Gifty Klenam, the Chief Executive Officer of GEPA,...

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    Multispectral Satellite Imagery Shows Farmers’ Fields in New Light

    Lanny Faleide founded his Agri ImaGIS company, now called Satshot Inc., in 1994 on an idea that may have given offense to the day’s tillers of the earth: the idea that farmers didn’t really know their fields. Not, at least, in the intimate detail that a multispectral imaging satellite, having passed over...

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    And now you know: ESA uses satellites to help date farmers save water

    DateGIS information service provide date farm and palm tree information products, for the following end uses: Provide insight in basic farm information, such as farm borders, palm field maps, and number of date palms. The information products includes spatial date farm information. The use of satellite remote sensing data in generation of...

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    Delta-T Devices joined forces with Netafim to provide precision irrigation package

    Cambridge technology is integral to a piece of agricultural innovation that points the way to better crop...

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    Banana Farmers Go Nuts in South Africa Over Macadamia Boom

    Booming demand for macadamias is transforming farmland in eastern South Africa, as landowners switch focus from bananas and sugarcane to the creamy nuts used in sweet treats from ice cream to cookies. The most important market news of the day. Get our markets daily newsletter. First introduced in South Africa in the...

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    Argentine peanut production second most important of the last 9 years

    The estimated peanut production would be the second most important of the last 9 years, with 1.09 million MT.      This was highlighted by the report issued by the Cereals Board of Cordoba in which it was estimated a production of 1.09 million tons. It was also highlighted that the digging and...

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    Key Technology Improves Nut and Dried Fruit Sorting with Pixel Fusion™

    May 2, 2017 – Nut and dried fruit processors rely on Key Technology’s Pixel Fusion™ to meet...

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    The Almond Board of California has brought on Padilla to lead its industry communications program.

    SAN FRANCISCO: The organization selected Padilla after an RFP process that began in mid-February; work on the...

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    Cashew apple juice might be the next hot item in the food world

    Goa’s most famous drink, Feni has the potential of going places thanks to its heritage value, finds out Bhiva P Parab It is almost end of the cashew season however due to the good cashew crop this year some of the cashew farmers can be seen still seen doing work in the...

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    CHILEAN PLUMS AT PASSPORT EVENT DC

    On Saturday, May 06, the Official Residence of Chile in the United States received thousands of people...

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    Reaching farmers – how Joyce Iponja is helping to empower cocoa growers in Tanzania

    How to give farmers in remote places better access to supplies of seedlings? An initiative in Tanzania is bringing together cocoa farmers with people from local communities in order to improve the distribution of cocoa seedlings and enhance livelihoods. The program is part of Barry Callebaut’s sustainability strategy ‘Forever Chocolate’ and is...

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    Agri Australis holds hazelnut workshop

    Representatives from Australia’s largest hazelnut operation, Agri Australis, will be among the speakers at a one day hazelnut workshop at Myrtleford on Saturday, June 3. Hazelnuts – the opportunities is a workshop and field day being held to introduce potential growers into the world of the Australian Hazelnut Industry. The workshop has been organised and...

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    Select Harvests shares tumble as Australian almond crop falls short

    Shares in Select Harvests plunged to their lowest in more than a year after the almonds group ditched  ideas of a rise in output this year, saying that weather setbacks had hurt yields more than had been thought. Shares in the Sydney-listed group tumbled more than 15% to Aus$4.09 at one stage,...

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    Tanzania wants to grow cocoa and cashew nuts to boost regional economy

    Malinyi — The District Council of Malinyi has decided to move one step forward from engaging in rice production only to growing also cash crops, such as cocoa and cashew nuts, it has been revealed. Speaking to this paper after a teak growers’ forum organised by Kilombero Valley Teak Co Ltd in...

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    Sierra Leone News : MAFF Participates in the 1st Annual Cashew Farmers Assembly

    The Cashew Farmers Association from Portloko district has over the weekend held its 1st Assembly of Cashew Farmers at Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security’s branch in Port Loko town with the aim to gather all stakeholders involved into the cashew value chain in the region to debate and highlight the...

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    Ghana bets on booming cashew nut industry

    The investments will be anchored on the implementation of a 10-Year National Cashew Development Plan which will set out a broad framework to ultimately expand the production of cashew from the current 55,000 tonnes to 200,000 tonnes per annum. MoU The GEPA has consequently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the...

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    Ghana Export Promotion Agency (GEPA) and Exim Bank Affirm their support for the Ghana Cashew Industry

    At a meeting held on the 24th May 2017, in the office of the Ghana Export Promotion Agency (GEPA), the CEO of GEPA, Hon. Gifty Klenam, affirmed GEPA’s support towards the development and regulation of the cashew industry in Ghana. Setting the agenda for the meeting, Mr. Winfred Osei Owusu, President of...

  • Peanuts
    Peanut farmers applaud revision of legislation

    TIFTON, Ga. (May 25, 2017) The Georgia Peanut Commission issued comments today in full support of the...

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    Indian Cashew industry may be hit by Goods and Services Tax

    KOCHI: Higher GST for cashew may hit its domestic consumption at a time when the processing companies are looking to boost local sales with exports becoming increasingly economically unviable due to the high cost of imported raw nuts. The tax for cashew nut has been raised to 12 per cent from 5...

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    Australians still see growth in almond market

    Almonds — it’s a blossoming market — and with the Australian crop expected to be the largest on record, South Australian producers are investing millions into the industry. This year’s almond harvest across Australia is now estimated to be just under 87,00 tonnes, that’s almost 5,000 tonnes up on last year; with...

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    Spain to produce 26% more almonds this year

    The National Nuts Bureau has estimated the total production of almonds in the campaign that is now starting at 57,753 tonnes; an increase of 26% compared to last season. According to the Bureau, this 2017 almond season will be characterised by an increase in the production that is due to the expansion...

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    Farmers in Ghana call for price standard for Cashews

    Nana Ampaabeng Kyeremeh, the 2013 national best Cocoa and Cashew farmer, has appealed to the government to set a standardized price for cashew products for the industry to thrive. He said cashew needed stable and favourable market price like cocoa so that it would boost the interest of farmers to grow the...

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    Georgia Peanut Commission lets peanut farmers speak on Youtube

    Through the Eyes of a Farmer series visits with Mike Newberry, farmer from Arlington, Georgia. Newberry is a fourth-generation farmer on Hillside Farms. He farms with his father, Ike, and their farm mainly consists of peanuts, cotton, corn and some cattle. The Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Peanuts was established in 1961...

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    Selling Cashew seeds is extremely lucrative

    Cashew exportation is a business that has made some Nigerians into instant millionaires. Though cashew has high economic value and gives many millions annually, people from the South-West are still unable to meet high demands for the seed unlike other states despite the fact that the region has suitable soil and weather...

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    2.2 billion pounds of almonds from California forecast to hit the market in 2017

    The initial subjective forecast for the 2017 California almond production is 2.2 billion pounds. Forecasted production is 2.8 percent above last year’s production of 2.14 billion pounds. Forecasted bearing acreage for 2017 is 1,000,000. Forecasted yield is 2,200 pounds per acre, down 3.5 percent from the 2016 yield of 2,280 pounds per...

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    Spanish hazelnut growers seem to be losing while others are winning

    It is the eternal battle: the fight for a decent price. They do not seek to become rich; just to earn a living, and this is no easy task. Producers in the nut sector, especially those devoted to hazelnuts, have been in a crisis for years which seems to have no end....

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    Eurofind said to plan investing in Cashew processing in Cote d’Ivoire

    (Ecofin Agency) – Is Eurofind going to enter the Ivorian cocoa and cashew processing market soon? This is what suggests a meeting between the firm’s chief executive, Adham El Khalil, and Cote d’Ivoire’s Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, news website Koaci reported. Though Eurofind did not give full details regarding its plans,...

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    reps from 60 countries get ready for 36th International Nut and Dried Fruit Congress

    Nearly 1,000 professionals from more than 60 countries will attend the 36th edition of the INC Congress for a stimulating three-day program to exchange knowledge and ideas in market development, supply chain, consumption, product innovation, food safety, nutrition and research. Gopi Kallayil, Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing at Google, and Gurudev Sri Sri...

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    Guinea Bissau President Bans Cashew Sales Amid Smuggling

    Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has ordered a halt to cashew sales just a few weeks into the season amid signs the nuts are being smuggled out via neighboring Senegal. Cashews make up around 80% of all export revenues from the small West African country and secret cross-border sales means the...

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    Smart Irrigation: How much water (and money) can you save?

    Both editions of the Fruit World and The Clipper will feature a great update about saving water in agriculture...

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    Azerbaijan positive about hazelnut production

    Azerbaijani president has named the products which caused currency flow to Azerbaijan in 2016, APA reports. President...

  • Cashews
    Ghana wants to lead cashew production in eight years

    Mr Collins Ntim, Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has hinted of plans by government to position the country as the leading producer of cashew in eight years. Cote D’Ivoire is currently Africa’s largest exporter of cashew and produces 700,000 metric tonnes a year ahead of Ghana’s 600,000 metric tonnes....

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    Who leads the global hazelnut market?

    LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global hazelnut market report....

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    Global shortage of Cashew nuts affects industry

    KOCHI: A global shortage of raw cashew has kept prices escalated at unprecedented highs affecting India’s cashew industry. India, the largest consumer of the nut and a major exporter of processed cashew kernels, meets about 60-70% of its processing needs through imports.  The Indian cashew production has been stagnant for the past...

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    Production of cashew nuts in Mozambique reaches 30-year record in 2017

    Cashew nut production in Mozambique this year reached 137,400 tonnes, exceeding the initial forecast of 120,000 tonnes...

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    Andrés Rodríguez leaves the Chilean Walnut Commission

    Santiago, Chile, May 3rd, 2017.- After seven years due to personal endeavors, the Executive Director of the...

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    The 10-gram cashew nut is on its way for commercialization

    Panaji: The wonder tree that produced India’s second biggest cashew nut, locally called the “botto”, has disappeared...

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    California Almonds on track for another rise in production

    USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) issued its official report on California’s almond acreage on April 26, showing...

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    FUNDING PROGRAM BRINGS LOW-DUST HARVESTER IN REACH OF FAMILY FARM

    For Bryan Jeffries, running a pickup machine while nearby schools were in session used to be impossible....

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    The Clipper Nut Magazine offers a great combination of print and online advertising

    The Clipper Magazine has been the key for the worldwide nut and dried fruit industry for more...

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    Almond Board’s Jenny Heap is here to talk about almond health benefits

    Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) Jenny Heap spends a great deal of her time, as Almond Board’s...

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    Nigeria Loses N380bn Annually From Cashew Export

    Nigeria has been losing $5 billion (N380bn) annually from Cashew nut tree by not given deserving attention to it despite having capacity to create enormous wealth for farmers across the country and generate huge foreign exchange for the government. According to data from the National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), due to...

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    Suzy Friedman: There’s good reason to end the agriculture versus the environment fight

    Recently Suzy Friedman, senior director of sustainable agriculture at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) – a partner...

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    Cashew Market: Current situation is scary

    MAY 1, 2017 In our last market report at beginning of 2017, we said that Cashew market seemed to be in a dark tunnel – 4 months later, there is still no light to show the end of the tunnel.The expectation that prices would remain in the 4.00-4.25-4.50 range for most of...

  • Cashews
    Cashew plantations grow fast in India

    The area under cashew plantation in India is growing  at such a pace that the once known poor farmers’ fruit is now turning into the king of fruits in north-coastal Andhra Pradesh. Estimates by the horticulture departments of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam reveal that the extent of cashew plantations (chiefly mixed with...

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    Shandong Wuzgen Group invests in cashew nuts in Nigeria

    Akwa Ibom State government says a technology-based agricultural firm, Shandong Wuzgen Group, has arrived in  the state to invest in the agric sector. Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Charles Inyang, who spoke after an interaction between the directors of the firm and  Governor Udom Emmanuel, said the state government was...

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    Inside SNAXPO 2017

    The world of snacking gathered in Savannah, GA April 1–4 for SNAXPO 2017 at the Savannah International...

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    California Almonds add acreage and jobs to economy

    Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2016. The benefits that California’s #1 crop brings to the state go beyond growing 80 percent of the world’s supply of nutritious almonds. The state’s almond trees and the land they grow on provide 97,000 jobs in the...

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    What to expect from Sonny Perdue, incoming U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

    Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate...

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    Consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Blue Diamond Growers

    Cynthia Cardarelli Painter of Long Beach filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of others similarly situated, January 23 in the Superior Court of the State of California against Blue Diamond and Does 1 through 100, alleging false representations regarding their Almond Breeze products. According to the complaint, Painter suffered economic damages...

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    Registrations open for the International Congress on Hazelnuts

    What Congress When 15th to 19th Aug 2017 Where Samsun, Turkey (TUR) More Info http://www.hazelnut2017.org/index.html Download vCal...

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    Great future for pistachios in Andalusia predicted

    Almond and pistachio crops are currently booming, even though they’ve traditionally had a low or zero implantation in Andalusia, as reported in a UPA-Andalucía statement. This fact, according to the organization, is due to the adaptation process which agriculture is undoubtedly going through during the 21st century, with a sector that demands...

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    Almond Board of California commitment to California FFA to be honored tomorrow

    This Sunday, the California State FFA will celebrate the Almond community’s commitment to the future of farming...

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    How did the Kerala Cashew Development Corporation make losses for years?

    When former Kollam district panchayat president S. Jayamohan, a CPM man, assumed charge as the Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation (KSCDC) chairman, the word ‘profit’ seemed a hard nut to crack. The workers of the 30 factories of the KSCDC were in perpetual doldrums as the units sustained losses year after year....

  • Cashews
    Cashew nuts: India has bumper crop and gets high prices

    Cashew farmers of the Sattari taluka have every reason to be happy this year, as there is...

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    Nigeria’s cashew industry is eager for growth

    Federal government’s efforts to improve earnings from commodity exports received a boost as the Executive Director of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) Olusegun Awolowo charged Valency Cashew Processing Limited to sustain its production capacity and focus more on value-addition for the product. This advice,a statement obtained from NEPC said was given on...

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    USDA Announces $21.8 Million in Funding for to Combat Citrus Disease

    WASHINGTON, D.C. April 11, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...

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    Agri-Investment Services Group Launches Website to showcase showcases investment opportunities for hazelnut orchards

    Agri-Investment Services Group announces the launch of http://www.AgriInvestmentServices.com, an online portal for commercial and industrial agricultural assets in Oregon. The website showcases investment grade opportunities, including: hazelnut orchards, blueberry fields, vineyards and wineries, and similar agricultural operations. Newberg, OR (PRWEB) April 05, 2017 Agri-Investment Services Group, an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices...

  • Hazelnuts
    Hazelnuts are on the road to becoming a big cash crop in Ontario

    Hazelnuts are on the road to becoming a big cash crop in Ontario, thanks, in part, to an Italian company called Ferrero, the maker of the chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella. When the Ontario Hazelnut Association held its annual general meeting last month, things were a little busier than usual, with close...

  • Almonds
    Almond butter market forecast available

    This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. Global Raw Almond Butter Market Research Report 2017 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making.  It provides information...

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    Almond producers in Spain hit hard by frost

    The first estimates of the Agrarian Association of Young Farmers (Asaja) of Castile-La Mancha point to the damage caused by frost in the region, thought to have affected between 70 and 80 percent of the almond crops, mainly in the provinces of Albacete and Cuenca.  However, as reported by the organization in...

  • Cashews
    Save the African Cashew Industry from collapse

    Cashew, one of the country’s foremost non-traditional exports in Ghana, is facing plummeting fortunes after suffering long years of neglect, resulting in it recording a negative 17.5 percent growth in 2014. The cashew industry, the African Cashew Alliance said, requires urgent attention to save it from imminent collapse, which would throw thousands of...

  • Hazelnuts
    Ferrero extends productions agreement for hazelnuts in Ontario

    Ferrero Canada has signed a new three-year memorandum of understanding with the Ontario Hazelnut Association, doubling its original three-year agreement. “We are deeply interested in Canada and we are renewing for another three years,” Jorge Acevedo, head of global agri-development and innovation for Ferrero, said Tuesday to applause from 200 farmers from...

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    Italian phytosanitary service publishes list of authorised hazelnut producers

    The Piedmont Region Phytosanitary Service is the only one with an online list of nurseries authorised to sell hazelnut plants for agricultural use. Legislative decree no. 214 of 19 August 2005 (as amended) implementing council directive 2002/89/EC on “protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or...

  • Featured
    Did severe storms in California hurt the almond industry?

    Months will pass before local almond farmers know how much a double whammy of weather conditions impacted their bottom line. As wicked storms blew up the Central Valley, almond trees were so bright and cheery it looked like the video game Farmville. Next came buckets of rain and roof-rattling wind, both which...

  • Featured
    Government in Kashmir shuts eyes towards axing of almond trees

    Srinagar, Feb 21: The almond growers in South Kashmir are axing their trees on mass scale and shifting to other crops as Government has failed to introduce new and high yielding varieties. The growers alleged that the failure of the department to introduce high yielding varieties that could produce good almonds are...

  • Featured
    Increase in day temperatures has led to low yield of Cashews in parts of India

    Vendors in Tagarapuvalasa are finding it difficult to make both ends meet With cashew prices increasing steeply this year, vendors of Tagarapuvalasa, about 40 km from here, known for selling crunchy, neat and freshly roasted cashew on the highway between Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram, are finding less number of takers. Known for its...

  • Cashews
    Africa Cashew Alliance says cashew holds Ghana’s future

    Accra, Mar. 29, GNA – Mr Sunil Dahiya, Chief Business Officer of the Africa Cashew Alliance (ACA), says Ghana must look into strengthening its cashew industry to replace cocoa as the effects of climate change advances in the future. He said climate effects were so profound such that the planet would not...

  • Featured
    The Walnut King of Northern California has his eyes on Vietnam for Cashew Nuts

    Sunrise Orchards is excited about the prospect of doing business in Vietnam’s cashew nut industry after a visit to southern Tay Ninh province earlier this year. His corporation, Sunrise Orchards, signed a cooperative memorandum of understanding with provincial authorities in January.  He recognized that the best investment opportunity was in tropical fruit such...

  • Featured
    African Development Bank gives money to Burkina Faso to grow Cashew Nut Sector

    The African Development Bank (ADB) will provide a loan of 2.28 billion francs CFA to the government of Burkina Faso in the project to support the development of the sector of cashew in the basin of the Caloé. Accounting for REDD +, it is the third AfDB assistance to the sector. A donation...

  • Featured
    Trump, Trade and Nuts

    During the campaign Donald Trump promised a radical transformation of American trade policy and now that he...

  • Featured
    The untapped potential of Cashew Nut Production

    Cashew nut harvest season has come again and some cashew farmers in Kogi State, Nigeria said they are happy with the rate at which cashew nut is selling at the international market, as their lives had become better since more emphasis has been put on the value of the nut. Agriculture has...

  • Featured
    Delayed disclosure of manufacturer in E. Coli outbreak of peanut-allergy substitute product

    Among the many things emerging this week related to the E. Coli outbreak related to the total recall of the SoyNut Butter Company’s peanut-allergy substitute products: the actual manufacturer. More victims emerged as the Centers for Disease Control raised the number of E. Coli infected to 20 children and three adults over nine...

  • Featured
    UPCOMING EDITION: How to select the ideal almond variety for a successful business

    Almonds are currently a very profitable crop. But how does the future look when more and more...

  • Featured
    Food sorting manufacturer Tomra details strategy after Compac acquisition

    Thomas Molnar, Global head of sales and marketing for TOMRA based detailed the company strategy after the announcement of...

  • Featured
    India is officially the largest importer of almonds from US

    HYDERABAD: India has emerged as the largest importer of almonds from the US during August 2016 to February 2017, a senior Almond Board of California official said here today. During the crop year 2015-16, India had stood third behind China and Spain, in terms of such imports from the US at 126...

  • Featured
    Fosetyl-Al: The problem the nut industry did not see coming

    Producing agricultural commodities for consumers around the world has many challenges, and compliance with pesticide regulations is one of them. An example of this challenge occurred last November in Europe. Testing by official and private laboratories indicated the presence of fosetyl-Al residues on tree nuts in excess of the EU Maximum Residue...

  • Featured
    Up next in the Clipper Magazine: US Export Marketing subsidies will double – or die

    At the Annual Conference of American Pistachio Growers which represents most pistachio growers in California that do...

  • Featured
    How the Bitcoin technology will make our food safer

    Food supply chain tracking and authentication, to truly understand provenance, is critical to finding and helping to...

  • Featured
    AgroPress to extend corporate publishing services for the nut and dried fruit industry

    The publisher of the global information leader for the nut and dried fruit industry is offering new...

  • Cashews
    Ghana wants to establish Cashew Development Authority to grow the industry

    The Government of Ghana has reiterated its commitment to streamlining the cashew industry to make it an economic driving force in the country by establishing a ‘Cashew Development Authority,’ an apex regulatory body to spearhead the agenda. Mr. Kwaku Asoma Cheremeh, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister who made the statement said the Authority...

  • Featured
    Chile to add 25% hazelnut production area in 2017

    Eugenio Ulrici, the manager of Agrichile, made a positive projection about the Chilean hazelnut sector’s production at the Annual Meeting of the Producers of European Hazelnut, recently held in Talca’s Spanish Stadium. It was attended by more than 200 producers from the regions of Maule and Biobio. “We estimate that Chile will...

  • Featured
    Pakistani Province eager to enter global almond market

    The main strength of the economy of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) depends largely on dry fruits and agriculture and is famous for its almond, apricot, cherry and other dry fruits production in the world, But, the most popular fruit of Gilgit Baltistan is almond; a huge variety of almond is found in all...

  • Featured
    Nigeria to export processed cashew nuts by 2019

    (Ecofin Agency) – Nigeria is to start exporting processed cashew nuts by 2019, according to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh (photo). Ogbeh who disclosed this on Tuesday at the maiden edition of the 2017 First Bank Agric Expo in Lagos, said that currently a tonne of processed cashew...

  • Featured
    Next print edition of the Clipper: How will the Trump administration affect US sales of pistachios and almonds?

    The next print edition of the Clipper magazine will offer a close look at the changes for the...

  • Featured
    Upcoming print edition of the Clipper: The advantage of creating your own brand

    Pistachio Growers usually do not have the need to market their own nuts: Most growers just deliver...

  • Featured
    Nigerian company fights waste of Cashew Apples

    Mr Stephen Ahiaba, Chairman, Kogi Chapter of Cashew Producers Association of Nigeria, on Friday said that about 500,000 tonnes of cashew apples and fruits, worth N50 billion, rot annually in Kogi. Ahiaba told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja that the waste could be attributed to the non-availability of the requisite...

  • Featured
    After boom years shift in Australian Nut Exports forecast

    The real value of tree nut exports almost quadrupled to $945 million in the five years to 2015–16....

  • Almonds
    Select Harvests more optimistic about 2018

    Almond grower Select Harvests is facing more subdued almond prices but an accretive new orchard and improved yields suggest FY18 should be positive. -Global almond prices have stabilised and management expects 2017 prices of $7.50-8.00/kg -Investor confidence negatively affected by potential oversupply in the US -Gearing stepping up, although there is room...

  • Featured
    Aussie agricultural exports set to surge in 2017 due to boom in nut sales

    Mar 7, 2017 Australian farm produce is predicted to boom this year as overseas markets clamour for locally grown nuts such as almonds and macadamias as well as agricultural stalwarts such as beef, lamb, wool and cotton. The value of Australian agricultural production is forecast to surge by 8.3 percent this financial...

  • Featured
    Cote D’ivoire: Officials Condemn Smuggling Of Cashew Nuts In Cote D’Ivoire

    Cote d’Ivoire is the world’s number one cashew producer notwithstanding a drop in 2016 production due to poor weather. Now however, local cashew nut producers are unhappy over the government set producer price of USD0.71/kg1 as against the sought after USD0.96kg – leading to substantial smuggling across the border. This is a...

  • Featured
    An amazing story about marketing fruit

    Meet the Kerala journalist leading a global campaign to put jackfruit on our dinner tablesLiving continents apart, Miriam Martinez Joya and Shyamanna have little in common but their deep and abiding love for the humble jackfruit. Joya, a California-based entrepreneur, drives her jackfruit truck selling value-added jackfruit products every day, while Shyamanna,...

  • Featured
    What is the secret of the booming Australian Agriculture sector?

    The world is going nuts for Australian farm produce as overseas markets clamour for locally grown nuts such as almonds and macadamias as well as agricultural stalwarts such as beef, lamb, wool and cotton. The value of Australian farm production is forecast to surge by 8.3 per cent this financial year to a massive...

  • Featured
    Cashew producers in India are worried

    Cashew nut farmers in the top ten cashew producing states of India are a worried lot. “Production costs are going up steadily,” complains cashew farmer Diwakar Nanavare, who has five acres of cashew plantation in Dahanu. “And the yield keeps falling.” Across the state border, in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka’s...

  • Featured
    Azerbaijan to supply hazelnuts to Spain

    By Amina Nazarli Azerbaijan is negotiating the hazelnut supplies to Spain, according to the Economy Ministry. One of Azerbaijani companies, participating in the Dubai Gulfood 2017 exhibition, has received an initial order to supply 128 tons of hazelnuts to Valencia. In Azerbaijan, among agricultural produce, the biggest revenue is fetched by hazelnut...

  • Featured
    Hazelnut Market Will Grow at 5.9% CAGR by 2026

    New York, NY, March 04, 2017 –(PR.com)– Food products & drinks derived from hazelnuts have left a...

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    FRUIT ATTRACTION destina una nueva área a los frutos secos: THE NUTS HUB

    Madrid, 1 de marzo de 2017.- La novena edición de FRUIT ATTRACTION, que se celebrará del 18 al 20 de octubre de 2017 en los pabellones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 y 10, acogerá, como una de las novedades de este año, una nueva área expositiva, THE NUTS HUB, destinada a los...

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