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  • Cashew target still in sight despite poor start

    May 19th, 2016

    Cashew output in Ivory Coast is down by about a quarter this season because of weather and quality-related issues, Malamine Sanogo, the general director of the Cotton and Cashew Council marketing board, said today.

    However, Sanogo told Reuters he remained confident that the West African country, which surpassed India to become the world's top cashew producer last year, would reach its forecast of 725,000 tons this year.

    "We recorded 429,819 tons as of May…