May 05, 2022 1:41 am
Union Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey, however, said that there will be no impact (of Indonesia's decision) as India has a stock for 40-45 days.
April 29, 2022 8:25 am
However, the Indonesian government soon clarified that the ban was only extended to palmolien oil while crude palm oil (CPO) and RBD palm oil are allowed to be shipped.
March 31, 2022 12:37 pm
Processors can store only 90 days' worth of storage/production capacity while retailers can hold up to 30 quintals and wholesalers can store up to 500 quintals of edible oil.
February 24, 2022 12:29 pm
The former Soviet republic is the single-largest import destination of crude sunflower oil for India.
October 26, 2021 3:04 am
At a Monday meeting called by the Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD), chaired by Joint Secretary Partha S Das, states and Union Territories were informed that the stock limit of edible oil has to be notified by each state or UT based on their consumption pattern.
October 23, 2021 1:05 pm
The government has also asked states to ensure that stakeholders do not hold stock beyond two months of their capacity.
October 10, 2021 1:42 pm
The government has formulated a "multi-pronged strategy" to ensure that the prices of essential commodities like edible oils remain controlled, the ministry of food and public distribution has said
September 16, 2021 5:20 pm
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India shared a simple test to check tri-ortho-cresyl-phosphate (TOCP) adulteration in oil
September 12, 2021 1:23 am
The base import tax on crude palm oil has been reduced to 2.5 per cent from 10 per cent, while the tax on crude soyoil and crude sunflower oil has been reduced to 2.5 per cent from 7.5 per cent, the Finance Ministry said in a notification issued late on Friday.
September 04, 2021 8:55 am
“Prices of soyabean oil and palm oil for December in the futures market are showing a marginally declining trend, which means we can expect it is not rising,” Sudhanshu Pandey, Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution, said.