Edible Oil Industry-India
“In Depth Study of Edible Oil Industry in India”
In the partial fulfillment of the requirement of Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Program (2002-2004) Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan.
Project Guide Prof. Bhavin Pandya Faculty Member, SVIM
Prepared By Samir Patel Rajendra Patel
S.V.INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
Preparing a project of this nature is an arduous task and we were fortunate enough to get support from large number of persons to whom we shall always remain grateful. With immense pleasure we would like to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to Prof. Bhavin Pandya, Project Guide & Faculty Member, S.V. Institute of Management, for having given us …show more content…
Later on all this information was compiled in the form of presentable and highly comprehensible report. The important outcomes are: • The Edible Oil Market is highly fragmented.
India is the fourth largest oilseed producing country in the World next to USA, China, and Brazil, harvesting about 25 million tons of oilseeds per annum.
There has been a persistent gap between demand and domestic availability of edible oils. India has emerged as the world’s largest importer of vegetable oils since 1998-99.
• World Vegetable oil importers market has been divided into two parts, first, the markets of American continent including Argentina and Brazil , and secondly the markets of South-East Asian countries including Malaysia and Indonesia. Now India has entered this cutthroat competitive market by the import contract of groundnut oil.
India is one of the world's leading producers of oil seeds and oil, contributing to 9.3% of world oilseed production. It produces the largest number of commercial varieties of oil seeds over nearly 28.4 million hectares of land. The major edible oils produced in India are groundnut, rapeseed, Soya, cottonseed, sesame seed, castor seed, sunflower, safflower etc. India is the fourth largest oilseed producing country in the World next to USA, China, and Brazil, harvesting about 25