All posts tagged "Cashew Export Promotion Council of India"

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    Production of cashew in Ghana to be enhanced

    A Deputy Minister of Agriculture,Mr. Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has announced that the government is to set up...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Vietnam promises export of safe nut products

    Michael Waring, vice chairman of the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council Foundation (INC), said: “The global...

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    Automation of cashew processing is essential to improve India’s competitiveness

    PANAJI: With Goa’s contributing only 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes of cashew nuts annually as compared to India’s overall production of 5,50,000 tonnes, the country requires at least 20 lakh tonnes of nuts a year to compete at the global level, said representatives of the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI). “Modernization...

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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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    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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    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...

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    Are Indian cashew nuts going out of business?

    Nearly 700 cashew factories have remained closed in Kerala for over 10 months, rendering around 1.5 lakh workers, mainly women, jobless. Soaring input costs following a hike in wages have made it unviable to run the factories here. Given this scenario, their reopening under the prevailing conditions is unlikely, P Sundaran, Chairman,...

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