The cashew tree (botanical name: Anacardium occidentale), native of Brazil, was spread
from Brazil by the Portuguese. The Portuguese name for the tree is Cajueiro and for
the fruit is Caju. It is now cultivated in all those regions where the climate is
warm and humid.
India, Vietnam, and Brazil, in that order, are the largest producers of cashew kernels.
Collectively these countries' exports account for more than 90% of all cashew kernel
exports. The other producers are Tanzania, Guinea Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Nigeria,
Mozambique and Indonesia. The major importing nations are USA, Europe, China, and
Pargan is a significant supplier of Raw Cashew Nuts to India and Vietnam. We procure
Raw Cashew Nuts from Indonesia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea
Bissau, Nigeria, and Tanzania.
Pargan sources the finest quality of cashew kernels at suitable price due to its
relationship with cashew processors in India and Vietnam.
There is a rising share in the World trade for Vietnamese Kernels, primarily because
of the processors' dedicated adherence to quality parameters.
We, through our office in India and Vietnam, supply various grades of cashew kernels
to meet the varying demands of our clients.