Which country is the largest exporter of cashew nuts

Cashew nuts are rich in nutrients and have become more and more popular among the public in recent years. With the increasing demand of the cashew nut market, the import and export market of cashew nuts is also booming. Currently, the United States, the Netherlands, and China are the largest importers of cashews. So which country is the largest exporter of cashew nuts?

The largest exporter of cashew nuts

According to statistics, Vietnam is now the largest exporter of cashews.
Since its founding 30 years ago, the VINACAS has exported more than $31 billion of cashew nuts and has been the world’s leading exporter of cashew nuts for 15 years. Exporting to over 90 countries and regions, accounting for about 80% of the world’s total exports of cashew nuts.

Cashews with skin
Cashew Nuts

In 2006, Vietnam exported 127,000 tons and 50,400 tons respectively. Overtaking India as the world’s largest exporter of cashew nuts for the first time.

In 2020, despite the impact of COVID-19, exports of cashew nuts by October 2020 were still more than 422,000 tonnes. Up 12 percent year on year and reaching 94 percent of annual targets.
In the first 10 months of this year, Vietnam’s exports of cashew nuts exceeded $2.6 billion. Down 3 percent year on year and reaching 82.3 percent of the annual plan. It is estimated that in 2020, the export volume and value of cashew nuts can reach 450,000 tons and 3.28 billion US dollars.

It can be seen that in the face of the impact of the epidemic, Vietnam’s exports of cashews have not been greatly affected. And it still remains the no.1 export volume.

Cashew nuts
Cashew Nuts

The export of cashews from Vietnam also shows that the demand for cashews is increasing all over the world. Cashews are rich in nutrients, including vitamins and trace elements, which can soften blood vessels. Therefore, cashews have great benefits in protecting blood vessels and preventing cardiovascular diseases.

Additionally, the vitamin B1 in cashew nut still has compensatory physical strength and eliminates the action of fatigue, accordingly still suit to be worn easily person edible.

In addition, many consumers do not know, in fact, before entering the market for sale, cashews need to go through many steps of processing, and cashews itself also has a shell, removing the shell is the first step of processing cashews.

How do I remove the cashew shell

In the era of the rapid development of science and technology. Cashew shell needs a lot of manpower to carry out artificial shell. But the development for a variety of auxiliary machine is complete, including semi-automatic and fully automatic. The occurrence of this kind of special cashew nut sheller brought great convenience to cashew processors, can spend less human get higher efficiency of the shell.

Automatic cashew nut shelling machine
Automatic Cashew Nut Shelling Machine

Among them, the automatic cashew sheller has been able to complete a series of processing of cashew sheller. The operator only needs to pour cashew into the feeding mouth of the machine.
The machine has the characteristics of simple operation, stable operation, high rate of shell opening, and low rate of nut damage.