India is the largest producer and exporter of cashew kernels in the world. Over 65 percent of the world export of cashew kernels is accounted for by India. Indian cashews are consumed in as many as 60 countries all over the world, the major markets being the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Netherland, Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Middle Eastern Countries. The Indian cashew kernels is well acclaimed for its good quality, taste and appearance.
Members of the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India, who are manufacturers and exports of cashew kernels are the major sources for cashews from India. Indian cashews are imported by importers in USA, Canada, Japan, the Middle East, Singapore, Australia, UK and other countries.
There are regular shipping facilities from India to all ports of the world. Major shipments from India take place through Cochin port. Other ports are Tuticorin, Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.
Regular services of container ships are available from India ports on India-USA, India-UK/continent, India-Australia, India-Japan, India-Middle East and India-Singapore routes.