Cashew nut production reached 195,140 tonnes in 2016 in Tanzania, according to Faostat. This is 1.41 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, cashew nut production in Tanzania reached an all time high of 197,933 tonnes in 2015 and an all time low of 17,060 tonnes in 1990. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, cashew nut production in Kenya amounted to 24,954 tonnes and 104,179 tonnes in Mozambique in 2016.
Tanzania has been ranked 6th within the group of 31 countries we follow in terms of cashew nut production, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.