Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries show that from January to August 2021, Cambodia exported about 876,521 tonnes of cashew products to foreign markets, a significant increase of 340 percent compared to the same period the previous year.
Major markets for Cambodia’s cashew nuts are Vietnam, China, Thailand, Japan, India, S. Korea, the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Laos, Togo, United Arab Emirates, and so on.
Cambodia is a country with great potential for cashew trees which are easily grown and are draught resistant.
Cashew nuts are high in iron to improve our hemoglobin and good for diabetics because they can help balance sugar in the blood. Moreover, they are believed to be a good food that contains phosphorus and other substances that can boost strength, prevent inflammation, boost immunity to the flu, and so on.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press