Capex-Kerala State Cashew Workers
Apex Industrial Co- Operative Society LTD.It is an apex society is to procure
raw nuts, distribute the same to the primaries and get it processed by the
primaries and market the processed kernels. All these are done to provide
continuous employment and job security to the workers who were thrown out of
their job at the time of taking over. It is established in 1984 Kollam was the
Headquarters of CAPEX. The employees strength of the 10 factories is above
5000. The factories such as Chengamanadu, Chathannoor, Eruva , Pathiyoor .
More than 90 % of the workers were women
and belongs to backward classes. CAPEX is the only largest Cashew Processing
Unit in the Co-Opertive Sector under Industrial Department, Govt of
Kerala.CAPEX used to purchase or import raw Cashew and Export the kernels in
large qualities 80 % of our sales is by way of Export CAPEX has a capacity to
process 18000 MT of Raw Cashew nuts per annum.