Edible Oil Industry Of India

Edible Oil Manufacturing Process The production process of vegetable oil involves the removal of oil from plant components, typically seeds. This can be done via mechanical extraction using an oil mill or chemical extraction using a solvent. The extracted oil can then be purified and, if required, refined or chemically altered.  Mechanical Extraction: Generally termed “crushing” or “pressing.” India uses […]

How India can be ‘atmanirbhar’ for edible oil production

Edible oils are indispensable in the Indian kitchen. But it might be surprising to many that India imports most of the oil it consumes, unlike most other agricultural products which are produced locally. Even after having a diverse agro-climatic conditions, abundant land and large sections of population depending on agriculture, why does India have to import edible oils? What is […]