Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Rice Bran Oil

Rice bran oil is an important oil in soap industry.
It is obtained from heat treatment of the fresh bran.
Rice bran contain about 18-20% of oil other constituents are oleic Acid 40-50% and 29-42% saturated acid.
Crude and edible oil are two grades of bran oil. It is used as a shortening. Rice bran wax is an important by-product of rice bran oil industry.
India ranks second in production of rice in the world and has a potential to produce about 12 lakh tonne of rice bran oil but currently produces only 7 lakh tonne of oil per annum. Out of this, hardly 1.5 lakh tonne is used for direct human consumption as refined rice bran oil and rest is used for blending and vanaspati.
Project Outline:Plant capacity: 280 MT/Day
Plant & machinery: Rs.800 Lacs
more on the project information

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