Cashew Industry News

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

26 Nov, 2018

Bobby Thomas, director of Wondernuts Ltd, a cashewnut processing firm based in Kilifi county, has dealt in cashew for 20 years. Today, he sits in his office whiling the time away because business...

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26 Nov, 2018

It is close to a week now since the shocking drama of nutty business in Tanzania unfolded, with the President of State John Magufuli admonishing the confiscation of the foreign exchange crop to save...

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20 Nov, 2018

Soldiers arrived in southern Tanzania to oversee government management of the country's cashew nuts, local newspaper Citizen reported, a move ordered by President John Magufuli to protect farmers from...

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20 Nov, 2018

Tanzania’s plan to buy the country’s entire 2018 cashew nut crop could lead to a global shortage, with processors in Vietnam and India likely to be ...

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20 Nov, 2018

After Benin, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire, Togo has also adopted a tax on cashew exports, baptized Cashew Nuts Tax (PNC).

The tax which was established in line with a decree issued on October 3, 2018, amounts to CFA40 per kg of raw nuts and CFA5 for...

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19 Nov, 2018

On Thursday, 15th November 2018, stakeholders in the cashew sector witnessed the handing over ceremony of cashew processing equipment to the Association of Cashew Processors Ghana (ACPG) by the Brazilian owned Cashew processing company USIBRAS Ghana Limited.  The ceremony took place at the premises of USIBRAS Ghana...

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22 Oct, 2018

AT 54, Brenda Akatama Mwanamwalye still has the vigor to contribute to the cashew industry.
Her house in Mongu’s Kambule street is bustling with people trooping in and out buying cashew seedlings or processed nuts.
Her passion and commitment towards the industry is....

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2 Oct, 2018

The ACA Secretariat invites applications from individual Consultants who are interested in being Lead Facilitators of the Cashew Master Training Programme (MTP).

Terms of Reference: MTP Lead Facilitators

Background

In consolidation of their sector organization efforts, the African Cashew Alliance (ACA) and GIZ/ComCashew project want to consolidate the achievements, upgrade and...

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28 Sep, 2018

Mozambique will have 17 cashew processing plants with the start-up of two new units, according to the director of the Cashew Development Institute (Incaju). Ilídio Bande told Mozambican daily newspaper Notícias in...

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14 Sep, 2018

Higher operational costs and tough competition from Vietnam is putting pressure on Indian cashew industry with many processors and exporters facing adverse credit profile, reports rating agency Icra. India produces 6-7 million tonne raw cashew per annum and was...

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