In the 2024 budget, the government has announced a focus on achieving self-reliance in oilseeds such as mustard, groundnut, sesame, soybean, and sunflower. This includes plans for research on high-yielding varieties, modern farming techniques, market linkages, procurement, value addition, and crop insurance. The Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI) has welcomed this initiative and is seeking adequate financial support for the Atmanirbhar Oil Seeds Abhiyan.


There are several companies in India that are involved in seed processing, solvent extraction, refining, and the production of edible oil. Here are some of the top companies in this sector:

1. Marico Ltd.: The company operates in various product categories, which include coconut oil, refined edible oils, value-added hair oils, packaged foods, among others.

2. Adani Wilmar Ltd.: The company primarily operates in the edible oil, food, and other FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) segments. It holds a market share of approximately 20% in the edible oil sector.

3. Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd.: The company grows and exports maize, soybeans, wheat, and edible oils, and has the capability to process 1200 tons of edible oil daily.

4. BCL Industries Ltd.: The company manufactures a variety of edible oils such as soybean, cottonseed, palm, and mustard oils, which are sold under the HomeCook and Murli brands.

5. Gokul Agro Resources Ltd.: The company produces and processes both edible and non-edible oils and meals. It can process 3,200 tons of seeds per day and refine 3,400 tons of oil per day.

6. M K Proteins Ltd.: The company refines crude oils to produce Refined Rice Bran Oil, Canola Oil, Soybean Oil, Sunflower Oil, and Rice Bran Bleached Oil, with a daily refining capacity of 250 tons.

7. Kriti Nutrients Ltd.: The company manufactures refined soya edible oil and value-added products from soya beans, with a refining capacity of 60,000 MTPA and a solvent extraction capacity of 360,000 MTPA.

8. Gokul Refoils and Solvent Ltd.: The company is involved in seed processing, solvent extraction, and edible oil refining & has an extraction capacity of 1,000 TPD and a refining capacity of 600 TPD.

9. Modi Naturals Ltd.: The company manufactures and markets edible oils, with its flagship brand being Oleev Oil, including products like Oleev Extra Virgin Oil, Oleev Extra Light Oil, Oleev Active etc.

10. KN Agri Resources Ltd.: The company is engaged in the solvent extraction and refining of edible oil from soybean and production of soya de-oiled cake (DOC).

11. Mangalam Global Enterprise Ltd.: The company manufactures and trades in edible and non-edible oils, seeds, and their derivatives.

12. Vijay Solvex Ltd.: The company is involved in the processing of crude and refined edible oil, Vanaspati Ghee, and mustard oil cake, all derived from mustard seeds.

13. Ajanta Soya Ltd.: It offers a variety of edible vegetable oils such as soybean oil, palm oil, sunflower oil, mustard oil, groundnut oil, cottonseed oil, with a total installed capacity of 1.65 lac MTPH.

14. Shri Venkatesh Refineries Ltd.: The company is primarily engaged in the business of refining and preservation of Edible oils mainly soyabean oil and cotton seed oil.

15. Raj Oil Mills Ltd.: Co is involved in the manufacturing & trading edible oils & offers its products under various brands, including Guinea, Cocoraj, Tilraj, Kacchi Ghani Mustard Oil, and Divya Shakti.


Disclaimer: The above data should not be considered as a Buy or Sell recommendation. The analysis has been done for educational and learning purpose only.