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Nuts and dried fruits
US: Global pistachio production expected to increase
Global production of pistachios is forecast at 670,000 tons, a 20 percent increase from last year. The gain is largely caused by the world’s three largest producers – the US, Iran and Turkey – who enter their on-year of the alternate bearing crop cycle. US pistachio production forecast is nearly 10 percent.....
Vietnam's cashew exports rise 14%
Vietnam, the world's largest cashew exporter, plans to ship 350,000 tonnes of the nuts this year, a rise of 14 percent from 2014, the Vietnam News newspaper reported, citing a projection by the Vietnam Cashew Association.Revenues from the exports are expected to rise 13.6 percent to $2.2 billion in 2015, the.....
US: Mariani Nut Co. continues to grow
For more than 40 years, Mariani Nut Co. has been a growing part of the Winters community. From processing and packaging facilities to acres upon acres of nut trees, residents of the small town know the Mariani name well.Looking for new farming opportunities outside Santa Clara Valley, cousins Jack and Dennis.....
Tanzania should cash in on processing nut
During the 2014/15 season to date, Tanzania has made $225.5 million from exporting 149,742 tonnes of raw cashew nuts. According to the Tanzania Cashew nut Board (TCB), this is part of 195,000 tonnes collected by farmers in their primary associations through the warehouse receipt system.This is good news, but.....
Nigeria: U.S.$2 billion in cashew export
Executive Director of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Olusegun Awolowo, has said Nigeria is targeting the export of cashew nuts worth $2billion in the two years as part of the measures to diversify the economy and move it away from over-dependence on oil.Addressing newsmen in Abuja, Awolowo said.....
Vietnam banks on macadamia nuts
A workshop on the macadamia development strategy was held on February 7 in the Central Highlands. This was one of a series of events organized recently relating to the macadamia, which shows Vietnam’s strong determination to develop a growing area for the nut in Vietnam.Top-ranking General Tran Dai Quang,.....
Ivory Coast cashew production up 14%
Ivory Coast cashew nut output rose 14 percent to 560,000 tonnes in 2014 from the previous year, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, in line with its aim to become the world's top producer in the coming years.Just a decade ago, Ivory Coast, which is the world's top cocoa grower, was a middling cashew.....
US: Significant upward potential for date consumption
The United States ranks in the top 20 of the world’s largest date producers. “It has two main growing regions for dates: the Coachella Valley in California and the Bard Valley which is situated in Southeastern California and Southwestern Arizona,” says Eddie Legawiec from SunDate. SunDate’s growing area is.....
Italy: 2015 news for LIFE
In 2014, the dried fruit and nut sector grew by 2.3% in Italy with respect to the previous year. In terms of sales, the dried fruit market is worth €640 million, 8% more than 2013. Despite kitchen and appetizer products representing over 50% of sales, there was a significant growth (+30%) in the snack.....
Vietnam: Queen of Nuts crowned
After over 10 years of growing amongst coffee, pepper and cashew plants in the Central Highlands, macadamia trees have become wildly popular among local farmers, with one kilogramme of unshelled nuts reaching VND700,000 ($32.71), 36 per cent cheaper compared to the Australian VND950,000 ($44.39), newswire.....
Monique Van Tendeloo, Quality Nuts:
Nuts and super foods becoming very expensive
At Quality Nuts, a supplier of nuts and dried fruit, super foods are really popular right now. The most popular items include; goji berries, mulberries, inca berries, cocoa nibs, chia seeds and quinoa. Quality Nuts has had these products in their assortment since the end of 2014.Manager Paul Puyvelde says.....
Tanzania earns $256m from cashew exports
Tanzania’s Cashewnut Board (CBT) has said over 149,742 tons of raw cashew nuts worth $225. 59 million have been exported for the 2014/15 agricultural season.CBT’s Director General, Mfaume Juma told East African Business Week in Dar es Salaam last week, this is part of 195,000 tons collected by farmers in.....
Kenya warns dishonest nut dealers
The Kenyan Government has moved in to arrest malpractices among nuts processing companies. Smuggling of raw nuts by unscrupulous business dealers is seeing metric tonnes of macadamia nuts illegally finding way to international markets. Now Principal Secretary Sicily Kariuki has said the government is.....
Pakistan dried, fresh imports see large increase
Kandahar province has exported about 150,000 tons of dried and fresh fruits to different countries, making USD 3.3million from exporting 17,142 tons of fresh fruit and USD 63million from exporting 24,057 tons of dried fruits in the current solar year.Provincial Director Haji Nasrullah Zaheer said 150,000.....