As one of the leading trader of agro commodities products having established a firm foot in the global market as an international trading company, we deal in the execution of trading products (raw/processed) from different parts of the world. Some of the countries with which trade has been established are Africa, the USA, Vietnam, Canada, UAE, etc.
The trade of Agro commodotoes products are generally classified as:
Raw products- these are basically of low value and high volume nature.
Semi raw products- these are of intermediate value and limited volume nature.
Processed & ready to eat/use products- these are of high value and low volume nature.
The various products that are being traded in the international markets are as follows:
Virgin coconut oil
Cassava tropical chips
Dried split ginger
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The nuts of kidney shape have always been an authentic part of all the culinary around the world. Cashews generally are imported from western, central and eastern regions of African countries. Also, cashew nuts are also being imported in India, processed, packed and distributed in the local markets and even re-exported to international markets.
There are two kinds of cashew trading that are done in the international trade markets:
Import and export of raw cashew nuts
Import and export of cashew kernels
Standard level specifications for the cashew kernels have been laid down which are as follows:
The grading of kernels are done depending upon the color, sizes & shape into white/scorches white pieces, splits, butts, etc., these are as follows:
W – 180– large in size, expensive (king of cashews).
W – 210 (Jumbo nuts).
W – 240– reasonable price (attractive grade).
W – 320 (highly available worldwide, most popular).
W – 450 – cheapest (smallest, white whole kernels).
Scorched wholes – slight brown color.
Butts, splits and pieces – are of lower prices (usually used in cooking and making sweets).
Various internal inspection checks are:
Count check – the grades are checked for their counts
Taste check – checked for its taste and odor
Infestation – checked for insects, live, dead larva inside the kernel hollows
Clumping – after packaging, packets are randomly selected and opened to check clumps
Pre-Shipment Inspection and Quality Control
The pre-shipment is done as per the prescribed standards by basically drawing samples from the finished products. Inspection and quality control are conditional of voluntary actions.
Packaging and standard weight
Cashews in bulk are packed in prime tins of 4 gallons having a net weight of 11.34 kg (25lbs). The tins are vacuumed, then filled with carbon dioxide and finally sealed. 2 of these tins of the same grades are packed together in a carton and exported. The weight of the carton is around 50 lbs. (net weight).
Our company has been the prime trader of agro commodities products in which it acts as a prime supplier of raw cashew nut traders and cashew processors in India and cashew kernels traders in the USA.
Cured Vanilla beans are some of the most premium agro commodities. Even the top vanilla producing areas of the world witness prosperity from the premium prices that they fetch every harvest.
Vanilla cultivation isn’t effortless, the farmers have to look out for the first sign of bloom in their vines. They have to be hand-pollinated to ensure the flower’s fertilization.
There have been projections that the global Vanilla market will witness a CAGR of 3.9% during the period of 2020-2025.
Some of the factors contributing to the increased global demand for Vanilla is the growing population and rising demand for flavored food.
How to differentiate Vanilla from different regions?
Madagascar Vanilla – rich and creamy
Mexican Vanilla – bold, dark, smokey
Indian Vanilla – full, chocolate
Indonesian Vanilla – mild, well balanced
Tahitian Vanilla – floral, cherry-chocolate
Tonga Vanilla – earthy, fig, raisin
Africa is dominating the global Vanilla trade as it requires manual labor and Africa has the resources and manpower.
Mudra Global has been sourcing the best qualities of Vanilla from regions like Madagascar, Indonesia, Canada, Papua New Guinea.
Cardamom is one of the widely used spices in the world also known as ‘Queen of Spices’. As one of the leading trader of agro commodities products, we supply some of the finest cardamoms from around the world.
The grading of cardamom is done in terms of its color, size, bleached/unbleached, drying methods, clipping (trimmed pods Tips), amount of extraneous matter present and its origin.
Common Indian grades are:
Bold – having a diameter of 6.5mm and above, weight (in grams/liter) – 415 grams.
Extra bold – having a diameter of 7mm and above, weight (in grams/liter) – 435 grams.
Super bold – having a diameter of 8mm and above, weight (in grams/liter) – 450 grams.
Small – pods with a diameter between 5.5mm to 6.5mm, weight (in grams/liter) – 385 grams.
Open split – basically of lower quality, 60% pods are open and diameter is 6.5mm and above.
Seeds – black/brown seeds (husk removed fully), weight (in grams/liter) – 550 to 600 grams.
Fruit – over matured pods, slightly yellow color, weight (in grams/liter) – 425 grams & above.
Some common Guatemalan Grades:
Jumbo grades (extra-large green small pods)
Fancy green extra (extra green pods)
Imperial best green (green large pods)
Fancy green (medium-sized green pods)
Imperial mixed green (large pods pale green)
Mixed green (pods of assorted colors)
Mixed green split (open green pods medium-sized)
Yellow mixed (closed yellow medium/large pods)
Mixed yellow quality (light brown for grinding medium-sized)
Seeds (husk removed)
Standard export grades:
AGEB Alleppey Green (in grams/liter 435 grams) Extra Bold Size 7mm above.
AGB Alleppey Green (in grams/liter 415 grams) Bold Size 6mm above.
AGS Alleppey Green (in grams/liter 385 grams) Superior Size 5mm above.
AGS-1 Alleppey Green (in grams/liter 350 grams) Shipment Green – 1 Size 4mm above.
AGS-2 Alleppey Green (in grams/liter 320 grams) Shipment Green – 2 Size 4mm above.
With the health consciousness in the world, people have started changing their perspectives towards the consumption of almonds as it is scientifically proven that almonds have been a provider of healthy living.
We deal with the supplies from countries such as the USA, Spain, and Australia while the majority of the share is from California, USA.
The Development of almonds evolves in shells which is surrounded by a hull. In summers the nuts mature to an extent, hull dries and the shell cover splits open unveiling the shell that contains the nut. Before the harvesting of the shell, the nut dries naturally within the shell. Therefore there are 2 kinds of Almonds that are there –
In – shell
Shelled (consumption ready)
Processed Almonds: Sizing
Blanched whole – size- smaller 25/27(almonds per ounce) the skin of the almond is removed.
Blanched sliced – the skin is removed and the almonds are cut into thick, regular or thin slices.
Slices natural – the skin remains on the almond and it is cut into various slice thickness.
Blanched Slivered – skin is removed to cut uniformly and produced into “slivers”, made from whole blanched almonds.
Diced Blanched – skin is removed and then processed almond is sliced into pieces.
Size – the count rant of whole almonds (as done per ounce)
Grade – Related to Defects and serious damage
In-shell – shell hardness, shell integrity, kernel quality, crack out, the opening of the suture, foreign material.
The worldwide macadamia nuts market developing at a quicker movement with the developing significance of good dieting. Consumers are picking nuts as a healthy option. Australia, South Africa and Hawaii in the USA are the largest macadamia nuts production areas in the world. Mudra Global supplies the best quality macadamia nuts in India.
As one of the major companies in the international trade market, Mudra Global has been established as a prime trader of agro commodities products around the world. With an aim of re-defining quality services such as supplying almonds, leading as a cashew importer and cardamom trader, we have grown to achieve quality trade services, striving to bridge the gap between the chains of supplying commodities to international trade markets between various continents of the world.