Who We Are

By Opening the gates of this great premises located in kukkundoor karkala On 1st April 1958, our founder, Bola Ragavendra Kamath commenced the legacy of cashew Nut Manufacturing Business which is today in its 6th decade with 4th generation of the family business walking in.

Bola Raghavendra Kamath & Sons are one of India’s first Cashew Manufacturers to have a complete mechanized cashew processing unit with more than 500 trained and experienced personnel’s working for us with utmost passion and care.

Our people are considered as our biggest strength and greatest resource as over the span of years Bola has seen employees belonging to the 3 generations of the same family working for us with utmost dedication & Loyalty. Our people are undoubtedly one of the major reason for the successful running of Bola Cashews since the past 62 years.

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The important dates in the History of Bola Raghavendra Kamath & Sons



Our founder Shri Bola Raghavendra Kamath Started off with the trading of Cashew Nuts. As years passed by, Mr Kamath realized the need to take it to the next level.



On 1st April 1958, Mr Kamath laid the Foundation for M/s Bola Raghavendra Kamath & Sons at Joduraste, Kukkundoor, Karkala (a place 60 km away from the Mangalore City). He was joined by his son Shri Bola Ramanath Kamath who is the MD of Bola Cashews even Today.


First export shipment

B R Kamath & Sons successfully registered their first Export Shipment of Cashew Kernels. Then onwards the Cashew Exports Kept on increasing year after year.


First award

The Hardwork put in by Mr Kamath’s started paying off as they were awarded with Medal for Top Export by Government of Karnataka. Then onwards The Bola’s Kept striking milestones by receiving State, National and International Export Excellence Awards in the coming years.


Export of cashew nut shell liquid

We registered our first export of Cashew Nut Shell Liquid by exploring more in the field of Cashew Nuts.


Huge milestone

B R Kamath & Sons were successfully able to achieve an Export Revenue of 1 Crore which was a huge milestone to be achieved in the 1970s.



Bola saw the entry of the third generation with sons of Mr Ramanath Kamath entering the business who there onwards contributed to the success of this great Premises with their utmost dedication and passion to carry forward the legacy created by their grandfather & father.


Coffee Export

We started sourcing operations by trading Coffee beans from Chickmagalur, the Coffee Land of Karnataka and thereby registered our first Coffee Export.


60+ years

We at Bola successfully completed 60+ years of Bola Raghavendra Kamath & Sons and also achieved a business Turnover of 100 Crores in that year.


To Procure Our Raw Cashew Nuts from the Best Cashew Growing regions of the World and then process & produce premium quality cashew kernels for both export and Indian Domestic market.

To Make quality our priority and maintain consistent quality standards and offer best before and after-sales services to our clients.

To adopt and implement the changes taking place in the Cashew industry and thereby emerge competitive in the World Cashew Market.

To safeguard our Community and Environment by undertaking CSR activities.

To be quality driven in all policies, program and their implementation.



Years of Experienece




Countries Exported


Awards Achieved