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Belarusian rapeseed oil is mainly exported - "Belgospischeprom"

Vegetable Oil
Crude Canola Oil & Rapeseed Oil
Updated Aug 20, 2020
Now we are forming export contracts, negotiations are coming with national networks to fill contracts for the next year, ”said the deputy chairman of the concern. Alexander Yakovchits drew attention to the fact that the domestic market, with a capacity of 60 thousand tons, is mainly formed due to imported vegetable oils. “Belarusian oil occupies only a small part on the domestic market (about 4 thousand tons). Of these, 170 tons of rapeseed and 100 tons of blended, - he informed. - This is a small share, but rape is our raw material, we grow it. Rapeseed oil is produced by three enterprises of the concern: Gomel Fat Plant, Minsk Margarine Plant and Bobruisk Vegetable Oil Plant. “It is generally believed that rapeseed oil is used for technical purposes, but today our farmers produce seeds, a large proportion of which is used for processing for food purposes. The content of erucic acid is strictly standardized: it can be only 0.5% in the composition. And not only at the stage of ...

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