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Mahua Oil

The two major species of genus madhuca found in India are madhuca Indica (latifolia) and madhuca longifolia (longifolia). Mahua is widely accepted as local name, for both these species. This plant is common in deciduous forests. The seed potential of this tree in India is 500,000 tons and oil potential is 180,000 tons.

Madhuca latifolia is a medium sized to large deciduous tree, distributed in Andhra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Madhuca longifoia, a large evergreen tree found in south India, and evergreen forests of the Western Ghats from Konkan southwards. The tree is planted in most part of India, propagating either by itself or sown seeds.

Oil: Mahua seed contains 35% oil and 16% protein.

Characters

Value

Colour Pale yellow
FFA 4% - 20%
Consistency Plastic
Refractive index at 40oc 1.452 to 1.462
Specific Gravity at 15OC 0.856 to 0.870
Iodine value 58 to 70
Specification value 187 TO 196
UN Sponification value 1 TO 3

Fatty ACIDS Percentage

Characters

Value

Palmitic acid 16-28.2
Stearic 20-25.1
Arachidic 0–3.3
OLEIC 41.0-51.0
Linoleic 8.9 – 13.7

Volume and Capacity :

Types of Cans Container Capacity
5 Liter HDPE Plastic Can 1 x 20' Container 19 Tons (960 Carton boxes each Carry 4 Cans)
25 Liter Barrel 1 x 20' Container 16 Tons (670 Cans)
200 liters Barrels 1x20' Container 16 Tons (80 Barrels)

Packing :

HDPE Plastic Cans - 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 Liters

Barrels(Steel / HDPE) - 25 / 50 / 150 / 200 liters

IBC TOTES - 500 LITERS 1000 LITERS 1500 LITERS

Port Of Loading :

Chennai Sea Port MAA - Tamil Nadu - India.

Tuticorin Sea Port TEU - Tamil Nadu - India.

Supply Capacity :

5 x 20' Container - 80 Tons Weekly.

Delivery Time :

5 Working Days for 80 MT.

MOQ :

1 Metric Ton.

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