Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas, and bustling cities. Hanoi and the Semi modern agriculture country in S.E Asia. In the Cashew nuts Industry, Vietnam is the largest producer and exporter of cashew kernels in the world. Over 65 percent of the world’s export of cashew kernels is accounted for by Vietnam. Cashews nut from Vietnam are consumed in as many as 90 countries all over the world, the major markets being the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Germany Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, and the Middle East countries.
List of Top Cashew Growing Areas in Vietnam:
- Binh Phuoc
- Dong Nai
- Song Be
- Tay Ninh
- Vung Tau
- Binh Thuan
- Ninh Thuan
- Khanh Hoa
- Binh Dinh
- Quang Ngai
- Gia Lai
- Kon Tum
- Lam Dong
Where Are Cashew Nuts Tree Grown In Vietnam?
Cashew Tree is usually only grown in the southern provinces of Vietnam, especially in the Central Highlands, Southeast, and has a few in the West. The major cashew growing & producing states of Vietnam are Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Binh Thuan, Gia Lai, Kon tum, Dak Lak… where the soil & climate is most suitable for them.
What Varieties Of Cashew Nut Grown in Vietnam?
Currently, in Vietnam, there are many different types of cashew seed planted, but most of them are 5 main varieties. These varieties usually produce clusters of 5 to 10 fruits. The main color of the fruit is yellow. However, the kernel ratio, raw cashew nut size, and yield are quite different
- Seed ES-04: kernel ratio: 27.5%; RCN size: 173 nuts/kg; yield: 55-65 kg/plant/year.
- Seed EK-24: kernel rate: 28%; RCN size: 120 nuts/kg; yield: 35-45 kg/plant/year.
- Seed BD-01: kernel ratio: 27%; RCN size: 165 nuts/kg; yield: 45-55 kg/plant/year.
- Seed KP-11: kernel ratio: 27.5%; RCN size: 150 nuts/kg; yield: 45-55 kg/plant/year.
- Seed KP-12: kernel ratio: 27%; RCN size: 140 nuts/kg; yield: 55-65 kg/plant year.
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What Time Of Vietnam Cashew Season?
Cashew harvest season in Vietnam starts quite early, around the end of January or February, and ends in May or June depending on weather and planting methods. Cashew harvest season, cashew nut season in Vietnam:
- Beginning of the season: January, February
- End of season: May, June.
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Which Provinces Is Biggest Cashew Growing Area in Vietnam?
The largest cashew growing & producing of cashew nuts In Vietnam is Binh Phuoc, which currently has 137,368 ha of cashew trees, about 50% of the country’s cashew area, and is known as the “cashew capital” of Vietnam. Most of Vietnam cashew nut companies & cashew factories are located in Binh Phuoc province. Vietnam’s Cashew nuts main products are the Whole White Cashews. Percentage of Whole and Broken Grades of Vietnam cashew nuts industry: 80% Whole Kernels, 20% Broken Kernels. The high percentage of whole cashew grades in Vietnam is the result of Shelling by hand (labor-intensive, done by hand). => Related article: Vietnam Cashew Nuts
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