Tanzania Cashew Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Tanzanian cashew market report analyzes the trend, growth, and demand in Africa and Tanzanian cashew market scenarios. The Tanzanian cashew market is segmented by (Production Analysis, Consumption Analysis by Value and Volume, Import Analysis by Value and Volume, Export Analysis by Value and Volume, and Price Trend Analysis). The report offers the market size and forecasts in terms of volume in metric ton and value in USD thousand for all the above segments.

Market Snapshot

Tanzani Cashew Market Overview
Study Period: 2017-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 5.5 %

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Market Overview

The Tanzanian cashew market is projected to register a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period (2022-2027).

Globally, Tanzania witnesses the largest consumption of cashew. However, due to COVID-19, the price of cashew fell to the lowest it had been in the last 10-12 years.

Cashew nuts are the most exported cash crop in Tanzania, generating USD 353.1 million in 2019. The government aims to triple cashew nut production over the next four to five years.

According to the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council, in 2017-2018, cashew nut global output was 3.3 million metric ton, of which more than half came from Coast and Guinea-Bissau. India and Vietnam were the other main producers, together with Tanzania.

Scope of the Report

Cashew nuts are edible kidney-shaped nuts, rich in oil and protein, and are roasted and shelled before being eaten. Oil extracted from the shell is used as a lubricant in the production of plastics. The study of the cashew market analyzes the production (by volume), consumption (by value and volume), and trade in terms of import (by value and volume), export (value and volume), and price trend analysis. Raw cashew nuts (in-shell) have been considered while collecting data for production and trade.

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Government Support and Growing Production are Driving the Market

The Government of Tanzania (GoT) aims to triple cashew nut production in the country to 1 million metric ton over the next four to five years.

According to the Cashewnut Board of Tanzania, Tanzania has a substantial potential to extend production and increase the amount and add value to domestically processed cashew nuts beyond the current 10% while also making use of by-products. Tanzania is one of the major cashew-producing countries in Africa. Major cashew growing areas in Tanzania include Mtwara, Lindi, Ruvuma, and Tanga. Among these regions, the Mtwara and Lindi regions contribute more than 87% to the national cashew production.

Cashew production , Volume in thousand metric tons, 2017-2020

Increasing Exports of Shelled Cashew

Cashew nuts are the most exported cash crop in Tanzania, generating USD 356.2 million in 2020. The Government aims to triple cashew nut production over the next four to five years. Tanzania's cashew nuts production reached 232,681.0 metric ton in 2020, compared to 264,238.0 metric ton in 2017, increasing by 50%. Tanzania's cashew exports cater to the various Asian countries. Vietnam and India are the major countries to import raw cashew nuts from Tanzania. With the increasing demand for cashew globally, exports are increasing from Tanzania.

Export of raw Cashew nuts, value in USD thousand, 2017-2020

Recent Developments


Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Market Definition and Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis


    1. 5.1 Production Analysis

    2. 5.2 Consumption Analysis (Volume and Value)

    3. 5.3 Import Market Analysis (Volume and Value)

    4. 5.4 Export Market Analysis (Volume and Value)

    5. 5.5 Price Trend Analysis



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