The BIIC includes a scaled-down version of an actual edible oil
plant and an extrusion pilot plant to test snack food and cereal applications.
According to official projections, India's edible oil
imports are likely to rise 46.3 per cent to 9.8 million tonnes in the financial year ended March 31 this year from 6.7 million tonnes a year ago.
Per capita consumption still remains fairly low at 14 kg per person in 2007, according to market researchers NCB Capital, when compared to edible oil
consumption in China, at 20.5 kg per year, or the high consumption levels of Canada and the US, at 44.9 kg and 52.1 kg per year respectively.
This paper looks at Pakistan's potential for self-sufficiency in edible oil
The National Assembly Committee on Trade on Monday stopped the release of 503 containers of edible oil
imported into the country last year.
He said the step was being taken to produce maximum edible oil
as presently only 34 percent edible oil
was being produced within the country, while 66 percent was being imported for the domestic needs.
NRS International UAE is a reputed name in the international corporate arena and is now starting to enter the world of food products with Minha Edible Oils
. The launch event was widely attended by distributors, retailers and other distinguished guests belonging to the corporate industry who appreciated the launch of a high quality edible oil
and banaspati range at par with global health standards.
According to experts concerned, import of edible oil
in Bangladesh would continue to grow during the second half of the current year along with substantial growth of palm oil import.
ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is said to be reviewing a budget proposal for eliminating an inconsistency in the edible oil
sector which could permit converting collection of advanced income tax (AIT) from minimum into final mode on import of the commodity by industrial pledges.
FAISALABAD -- Australian agriculture experts have suggested that the Pakistan government grant subsidy to farmers to promote the cultivation of pulses and edible oil
in order to decrease the bullion of rupees import budget.
KARACHI -- A one-day 3rd Pakistan Edible Oil
Conference (PEOC) was held in Karachi on Saturday to highlight the issues being faced by the industry.
He thanked Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association, All Pakistan Solvent Extractors' Association, Pakistan Edible Oil
Refiners Association, and Pakistan Soap Manufacturers Association for supporting the organization for this conference.