Locations: In Nigeria, Groundnut is produced in almost all the northern states. The leading producing states include: Niger, Kano, Jigawa, Zamfara, Kebbi, Sokoto, Kastina, Kaduna, Adamawa, Yobe, Plateau, Bauchi, Borno, Taraba, Gombe and Nassarawa
Specification: According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Indian Standard Institute (ISI) categories groundnuts, into three grades using different specifications as stated in the table below.
Grades of groundnuts required for milling % by weight (max).
Export market: The major groundnut importers are the European Union (EU), Canada, and Japan. These three areas account for 78% of the world’s imports.
Export : Groundnut unlike cashew nut is usually exported as kernel (i.e shelled groundnut) We export free on board By Confirm L/C, or Cash Against Document with 30% advance, FOB, CNF, CIF or by T/T.