CASHEW EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL OF INDIA
The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India was established by the Government of India in the year 1955, with the active co-operation of the cashew processing industry with the object of promoting exports of cashew kernels, cashewnut shell liquid and allied products from India. By its very set-up, the Council provides the necessary institutional framework for performing the different functions that serve to intensify and promote exports of cashew kernels, cashewnut shell liquid and allied products. The Council undertakes detailed studies and collects trade information and other particulars relating to the market potential of cashews and makes them available to the exporters. It also deals with the trade enquiries received from various parties and passes them on to its members. The global trade information on cashew and cashew products is updated on a continuous basis. The Council sponsors Trade Delegations and Study Teams from time to time for on-the spot study of various markets abroad. These teams submit their reports on their return, on the markets visited, its potential and trends which serve as reference material and also provide the basis for necessary follow-up action. The market information collected by these teams / delegations is disseminated to the trade / industry. The Council participates in specialized International Food Fairs and Exhibitions and general fairs abroad directly as well as through the Trade Promotion Organizations of Government of India. As the Council represents the whole industry, it arranges display of products received from the members. The enquiries received are circulated amongst the members for their contacting the parties abroad for business negotiations. In addition to the above the Council also undertakes publicity abroad with a view to projecting the ‘Product Image’ which serves to focus attention on the high quality and superiority of Indian Cashews.
- Sector: FOOD SERVICE, GRAINS & CEREALS, SWEETS, SNACKS & BAKERY
- Subsector: Nuts, Dried Fruits, Popcorn