Thursday, 10 January 2019

Coconut oil Manufacturing


Coconut oil is an important  cooking medium in southern parts of the country especially in Kerala and Karnataka State . Besides the oil has varied industrial applications . Its used in manufacture of soaps and hair oils .                       
                                                                                 
Coconut Oil Manufacturing business registration and license                                                                                                    
1 Register your firm with ROC according to the ownership and liability pattern.                                                      
2 Then apply for trade license from local authorities.                 
3 Obtain Udyog Aadhaar MSME registration. 
Additionally obtain VAT registration in your state .  
                     
Machines and raw materials for coconut oil Manufacturing-                                                                                     
The requirements of machines generally depends on various aspects . Here are some of the common machines required for coconut oil manufacturing-                        
1 Copra Cutter                                                                                      
2 Bucket elevator                                                                                 
3 Steam jacketed kettle                                                                       
4 Oil expeller                                                                                         
5 Screw conveyor                                                                                  
6 Crude coconut  oil tanks                                                                  
7 Filter press                                                                                         
 8Microfilter                                                                                            
 9 Filtered oil storage tanks                                                                   
10 Volumetric filling machine                                                           
11 Baby boiler                                                                                         
12 Wooden storage drums                                                                

Coconut Oil Manufacturing Process                                                 
Dried copra is cut into small chips in a copra cutter. Then ,feed the chips into steam jacketed kettles and cook . Its cooks mildly at a temperature of 700 degrees for 30 minutes.  After proper cooking feed the cooked material into the expeller continuously and press twice.  Then collect the oil from the first and second pressing in a tank provided separately. Finally filter this oil by means of a filter press  and store in tanks . Generally you can pack the item as bulk packaging in tin containers .Additionally you can use HDPE containers and polymeric nylon barrier pouches for small consumer packing .                                                           
- By Poorvi Bellap

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