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SEA India Announces Awards for Top Processors and Exporters

Chintu Das
Chintu Das
Solvent Extractors' Association

The Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA) has revealed the winners of the top processors and exporters awards for 2020-21. 

According to a press release from SEA of India, the association will present awards to the highest processors of oil cake/oilseeds and exporters of various commodities at the association's annual general meeting in Goa on September 23 to encourage the processing of oilseeds and oil cakes as well as exports. 

The country's solvent industry processes over 230 lakh tonnes (lt) of oilseeds, oil cakes, rice bran, and other oil-bearing materials, recovering around 36 lt of vegetable oil and exporting roughly 56 lt of de-oiled meals, vegetable oils and fats, castor oil, and oilseed, as per the release.

This contributes to annual foreign exchange earnings of about Rs 27,500 crore. 

The following are the winners in various categories for 2020-21: 

Under the heading of "top exporters," the following companies are listed: 

Radhashyam Industries Pvt Ltd of Kolkata, and Hemraj Industries Pvt Ltd of Kolkata for export of ricebran extraction; Adani Wilmar Ltd, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and Maruti Agro Traders of Ahmedabad in Gujarat for rapeseed extraction; Maruti Agro Traders of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, and Adani Wilmar Ltd of Ahmedabad in Gujarat for castorseed extraction; Maruti Agro Traders of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, and Castorgirnar Industries Pvt Ltd of Junagadh in Gujarat for groundnut seed extraction;

Manorama Industries Ltd of Raipur in Chhattisgarh for sal oil (fats), mango kernel oil (fats) and kokum oil (fats); P J Margo Pvt Ltd of Bengaluru in Karnataka for neemseed oil; A P Organics Ltd of Dhuri in Punjab for ricebran oil;

Marico India Ltd of Mumbai for coconut oil; and Vinay Industries Ltd of Bareja in Gujarat, and Castorgirnar Industries Pvt Ltd of Junagadh in Gujarat for groundnut oil. 

Under the heading of "top processors," the following companies are listed: 

Vaighai Agro Products Ltd of Madurai in Tamil Nadu,and Ramdeobaba Solvent Pvt Ltd of Nagpur in Maharashtra for ricebran processing; Habib Solvex Pvt Ltd of Hiriyur in Karnataka, and M K Agrotech Pvt Ltd of Srirangapatna in Karnataka for sunflowerseed oil cake;

Adani Wilmar Ltd, Alwar/Bundi in Rajasthan; and Vijay Solvex Ltd of Alwar in Rajasthan for rapeseed oil cake; Khedut Solvexp Pvt. Ltd of Gondal in Gujarat, and Royal Corporation of Gondal in Gujarat for groundnut oil cake; Manorama Industries Ltd of Raipur in Chhattisgarh for salseed; Triveni Solvex (P) Ltd of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh for Mahuaseed oil cake; Adani Wilmar Ltd, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and N K Proteins Pvt Ltd of Ahmedabad in Gujarat for castorseed oil cake; and KSE Ltd of Irinjalakuda in Kerala for copra (coconut) oil cake. 

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