Kollam is the center of Indian cashew industry despite there is year on year decrease in the capacity utilization. Production in the Kerala region will witness further downfall from the first day of Onam, i.e 25th August 2017.
Indian food industry now needs continuous and bulk supply of pieces for the Diwali preparations. So, the shortage may continue even after the 10 days’ Onam festival.
This year, percentage-wise outturn of W240 is said to be much less compared last year.