Vietnam continues to be the largest cashew kernels exporter
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development estimated seven months of the year, the export volume reached 120 thousand tons, turnover of 828 million.
Why are the area and productivity in the Central Highlands low?
Cashew trees, which are considered "poverty alleviation" of many localities in the Central Highlands. Thanks to growing that many households, especially ethnic minorities (ethnic minority) overcome poverty rising affluent. But in the past five years, due to many reasons, the productivity of continuous decline, the price fluctuating cashew growers make things very difficult in the Central Highlands.
Probing yeast’s protection of tree nuts
USDA scientists have moved a step closer to understanding the underlying mechanisms that enable a helpful yeast to disable a mold that attacks tree nuts such as almonds, pistachios, and walnuts. Their ongoing laboratory studies may help improve the effectiveness of the yeast, Pichia anomala, in thwarting the mold, Aspergillus flavus.
Cashew export increases in both quantity and value
According to MARD, summed up in 6/2012, this industry exported 20,000 tons of cashew nut, bringing its total exports in the first 6 months of 2012 reached 97,000 tons, about 666 million turnover (up 41.2% and 26.6% in value over the same period in 2011).
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Buying interest sustains uptrend in cashew
The cashew market witnessed an uptrend last week with prices climbing up a few more rungs. The rise was 10-15 cents a kg for different grades.
Internet power boosts Western tree nut sales
Today’s Internet is a highly-charged, information super magnet which attracts about 2.2 billion people worldwide daily seeking answers. Searches run the gamut from how to skip a rock across water to the nutritional benefits of U.S.-grown tree nuts.
9.6bn/- cashew nuts lying in godowns
Nearly 8,000 tonnes of cashew nuts worth 9.6bn/- bought from growers in the Coast region between October last year and early this year are lying in godowns for lack of buyers
Lesson from export
2010, exports of Vietnam to achieve good growth and first joined the group of goods with exports more than $ 1 billion. For years, Vietnam has always been the national leader in the export and accounts for 20-35% share of the world's processing.
Forecast that exports may reach $1.7 billion
(NDHMoney) Forecast of export volume of cashew nuts in 2012 was estimated at more than 198 thousand tonnes with export value of USD 1.71 billion.