The World’s No. 1 Hub where cashew stakeholders find real processors/ endusers and buying/ selling leads
“The Central Media Room of Cashew Industry” where you receive the exclusive info-stats-data and forecasts
“The Biggest Showcase of Cashew Brands” where you can find the highlights of cashew products and machines
“An Ocean of Cashew Business Ideas” if you wish to find new things
“The World’s Effective Mediation Platform” for solving cashew trade issues, if any, in a soft way
“The Sci-Fi Cashew Forum” updated with the latest science and research news, food safety alerts and regulations
“Whova, the ‘Oscars’ of Event Apps” maximizes the delegate engagement and networking in a pro-manner
VINACAS Heritage Award for “The Cashew People of the Year”
Experiencing “Vietnam, the Land of Miracles” and its cashew industry thru wonderful tours
Ho Chi Minh city welcomes you!
“TALK ABOUT CASHEWS, THINK ABOUT VIETNAM!”
VINACAS and Vietnamese cashew stakeholders warmly welcome you to the 12th VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous (GCR-2020) in relation with the VINACAS’ Pearl Jubilee on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of VINACAS establishment from 05th till 07th of March 2020 in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, a National trade promotion programme of Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh city is also known by its former name “Saigon – The Pearl of the Orient”. Also classified as a Beta+ World City, Ho Chi Minh city is one of 3 most important economic and financial centres of Vietnam. It is home to the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE), the largest stock exchange by total market capitalization in Vietnam and the headquarters of many national and international banks and multinational companies.
Day 1 (Full day): Welcoming Day, Exhibition, Welcoming party)
Thursday Mar. 05, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Day 2 (Full day): Official Meeting Day (Strategy Panel, Cashew Kernel Panel, Rendezvous Dinner)
Friday Mar. 06, 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Day 3 (Half day): World RCN Forum & Net Working Meetings
Under his excellency contributions, Vinacontrol HCMC has become one the the largest quality inspection units of cashew nuts in Vietnam. He has always tried his best to share the expertise knowledge aimed at improvement of imported cashew quality into Vietnam during the past time and prevent the post harvest losses and enhance the income for the worldwide farmers.
Inspection Director of VINACAS
Director of Vinacontrol HCMC
CCA is a governmental body with the legal entity and with the financial autonomy, governed by the Ivory Coast laws, which has for objectives to strengthen the competitiveness of cotton and cashew sector’s and to contribute to the development of all stakeholders.
President of COTE D’IVOIRE CASHEW EXPORTERS’ ASSOCIATION (AEC-CI)
He has been based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast for more than 15 years and has witnessed and participated in the tremendous growth of the region as a cashew exporting geography. He has a deep understanding of the cashew supply chain and the trends in the West African cashew industry.
Being as an agronomist working on the Agriculture Sector for almost 30 years, he has directly involved on the development of the Institutional Policy Reform, which contributes to improve the performance and competitiveness of the Cashew Subsector in Mozambique.
With the supports from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietrade, VINACAS regularly receives the attention and approval from the State and annually maintains the national trade promotion activities including the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous.
Coming from one of the largest cashew processing hubs in Vietnam, Long An, he is heading the sub-association of cashew companies in Long An. Besides cashew nuts, Mr. Alex Tran is very experienced in processing and trade of fresh and canned fruits and vegetables in Vietnam.
Trade Promotion Director of VINACAS/
CEO of My An Cashew Company
Together with other executive members of VINACAS, Mr. Cong created a scientific and technical revolution in the cashew industry (from manual processing into mechanical processing) which has contributed to the development of Vietnam cashew industry during the last 10 years.
Current President of Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS)
He was awarded Ph.D for his thesis ’The Transition of World Cashew Industry and The Challenges to India’. He has to his credit more than 20 papers published in the field of Cashew production, processing and marketing.
Chairman of the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI)
He is Project Manager for the project “Building Capacity towards Sustainable Development for the Cashew Nut Supply Chain in Vietnam” which is funded by Norad (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation).
Honourary Consul of Cote d’Ivoire in HCMC – Vietnam
He is an award-winning consultant, business coach and cashew specialist. His experience and knowledge has been gained over 30 years in the food ingredient sector operating as a major importer of a range of food products and managing sourcing operations for natural ingredients including cashew nuts around the globe.
He is a "chief designer" of the well-known contractor of the RCN sales and purchase contract "TL.176" on buying 176,000 Mts of raw cashew nuts in shells of the last crop 2018 from the Government of Tanzania in addition to a number of RCN procurement events in Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast.
Mr. Truong Sy Ba is President and General Director of Tan Long Group, under T&T Group, the well-known contractor of the RCN sales and purchase contract “TL.176” on buying 176,000 Mts of raw cashew nuts in shells of the last crop 2018 from the Government of Tanzania; in addition to a number of RCN procurement events […]
He has held many important positions and has spearheaded many industry-leading initiatives in the cashew industry, from India to Africa.
Chairman of Global Cashew Council (GCC) and President of Western India Cashew Company (WIC)
He has extensive experience in managing the Rice and Cashew business in South East Asian and African markets and opening up new markets in USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. Based out of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Mr. Sharma leads Phoenix’s charge into new businesses and sustainable initiatives across South East Asia.
He has served in the Public Administration of Guinea Bissau as the Counselor for Social Affairs to the Prime Minister and President of the Bissau City Council. He is a lawyer by profession having a postgraduate degree in contractual law and diplomatic and consular rights.
President of African Cashew Alliance (ACA).
President of Guinea Bissau Cashew Association.
He has ever worked for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Vietnam under the United Nations and VINALIMEX HCMC. In 1994, he opened Thanh Son Co., Ltd., a cashew brokerage and consultancy company. In 2000, besides brokerage, he established Long Son Joint Stock Company - one of top exporters.
BOM Chairman of Long Son Joint Stock Company (Vietnam)
He has an extensive experience of business development and deep technical expertise on African cashew markets. He made a feasability study about the potential of Geographical Indications for the cashew from the Binh Phuoc province.
This is an annual event of resounding success of Vietnam cashew industry, where all global cashew stakeholders to participate in and provide valuable input during the sessions.
It is the unique event where you can meet the largest numbers of stakeholders of the world cashew sector, in a professional atmosphere.
I was very impressed when attending the annual VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous. This key national trade promotion programme of our country is very well organized by VINACAS, with the strong supports from MOIT and Vietrade!