Edible oil

Experts spell out ways to improve oilseed production in Telangana

Stating that drip irrigation needs to be made compulsory for plantations, he said marginal and sub-marginal lands are needed for growing oil palms.

published on : 22nd January 2023

PM expresses concern over high import bill of edible oils, fertilisers; calls for action in mission mode

With international energy prices soaring after the war in Ukraine, India will spend a record Rs 2.5 lakh crore to subsidise fertilizer for farmers.

published on : 17th October 2022

Telangana's Gandeed farmers revive bull-driven 'ghana' to produce oil

The trainees have already established 30 units in various districts, which is expected to reach 60 units soon.

published on : 17th August 2022

Adani Wilmar slashes edible oil prices by up to Rs 30 per litre

The food ministry had called a meeting on July 6 to discuss edible oil prices and directed edible oil firms to pass on the benefits of the fall in global cooking oil prices to consumers.

published on : 18th July 2022

Pass on edible oil price cut benefit to users: Government

It also asked the companies that have not cut their prices to reduce their prices. Meanwhile, Mother Dairy has reportedly cut prices of soyabean oil and rice bran oil by up to Rs 14.

published on : 9th July 2022

Government directs edible oil firms to cut prices by Rs 15 with immediate effect

The Department of Food and Public Distribution said the international prices of imported edible oils are on a downward trend and they needed to ensure that prices in the domestic market also drop.

published on : 8th July 2022

Edible oil to drop down by Rs 10-12/litre within a week: Sources

The reduction in oil prices comes in the wake of Central Government reducing the import duty on edible oils making them cheaper.

published on : 6th July 2022

Madras HC reserves orders on plea of edible oil companies

Justice GR Swaminathan had reserved the orders on Friday after listening to the arguments of the petitioners and the government.

published on : 14th May 2022

Prices of household food articles soaring in Kolkata 

The unseasonal rain in the December-January period had hampered quality and quantity in South Bengal, said De, a former president of the association.

published on : 13th May 2022

Edible oil firms in Telangana's Karimnagar district suffer from lack of rice bran

Owing to the shortage of rice bran, the oil production has slowed down, and it will soon result in a price hike of rice bran oil, said a representative of a private oil manufacturing company.

published on : 12th May 2022

Edible oil prices likely to rise in next few months: Report 

Further, it noted that prices of all edible oils have witnessed a significant surge since the Covid outbreak that triggered supply chain disruptions globally.

published on : 30th April 2022

Cooking oil prices may go up by Rs 3-5 per kg as Indonesia bans palm oil exports

An expert said that the real impact would be felt only on Monday when the markets open, but initial reports indicate the sellers might increase the retail prices by Rs 3,000-5,000 per tonne.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Erode edible oil company worker’s death triggers protest, police attacked

Bihar native died in an accident at edible oil manufacturing unit

published on : 8th April 2022

Vigilance dept books 72 more traders for hoarding edible oil, commodities

Legal Metrology and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) also participated in the operation.

published on : 31st March 2022

332 edible oil traders raided across Andhra Pradesh

During the inspections, the officials found various violations and filed two cases under section 6A of the Edible and Commodities Act, 1955, among others.

published on : 27th March 2022

More government outlets to sell edible oil for less

Bagchi said 1,660 MTs of edible oil worth Rs 29 crore was seized from traders in March.

published on : 21st March 2022

Edible oil prices simmer in Karnataka as Ukraine war rages on

Far away from war-torn Ukraine, homes across Karnataka are bracing for the impact of the February 24 Russian invasion of that country.

published on : 13th March 2022

Ukraine crisis may hit edible oil imports: Nirmala Sitharaman

India looking at other sources, says Nirmala, adds Union govt is encouraging palm, groundnut and sesame cultivation 

published on : 10th March 2022

Costly edible oils upset households

Pinching the pockets of countless households,  the edible oil market is on fire due to the ongoing hostilities  between Ukraine and Russia.

published on : 5th March 2022