Palm oil imports records 90% fall in March: SEA report  

    Refined palmolein imports have plunged drastically following the government putting RBD Palmolein under the restricted list, according to trade body Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA). The Centre had put RBD Palmolein under the restricted list with effect from January 8, 2020. SE...Read more


Castor seed production estimated to grow by 88% in 2019-20: Agriwatch survey

According to the latest report of Agrowatch survey, Castor seed production in India is expected to grow by 88 per cent in 2019-20 over the previous year to 2.036 million tonnes. Last year, India produced 1.082 million tonnes of castor seed.  According to a field survey conducted by Agriwatch or the Indian Ag...Read more


Central Government puts restrictions on import of refined palm oil

 Considering repeated demands from solvent processors to protect the interests of domestic refiners, the Centre on Wednesday placed restrictions on the imports of refined palm oils. The Central government on Wednesday imposed restrictions on imports of refined palm oil. According to a notification of the Di...Read more


Cargill's fish oil alternative gets US cultivation approval

Aquaculture farmers will have access to a sustainable, plant-based source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids for aquafeed, now that the USDA has deregulated Cargill's proprietary canola for cultivation in the United States. Currently, aquafeed for farm-raised salmon contains fish oil to help fish reach desired...Read more