Oil bearing materials used as raw materials in fats and oils manufacturing
may be of either plant (seed or fruit) or animal (land or marine animal) origin.
Plants used to produce edible
Soybean, cottonseed, sunflower seed, safflower
seed, corn germ, peanut, olive, rice bran,
rapeseed,canola, coconut, palm fruit, and
Plant sources for ind. oils:Flax (linseed), castor
bean, tung nut, and jojoba seed.
Animal sources and animal fat
Cattle, sheep, pigs, fish
Butter, lard, tallow, whale oil and fish oil.
Main raw materials used for oil
manufacturing process are: