The 5 ton per day mini mustard oil plant constructed for our client is located in Imphal, capital of Manipur, north-east part of India. It is the first oil mill plant with both oil pressing and refining line in the seven states of Indian North-East region. The North-East owns the richest soil and grows the best agricultural plants in India, such as rice etc.


Mustard Oil Expeller Machine


How to Start Your Own Mustard Oil Plant?

Originating from the Indian sub-continent and from other parts of Asia, the well renowned mustard oil provides a variety a health benefits. Being a potent tonic, mustard oil has been known to increase blood flow to the skin by dilating the superficial capillaries thus causing increased hair growth. It has also been known to be used as a natural sunscreen. This miracle oil also has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The western market is slowly beginning to realize the potency of this oil. This means that the mustard oil industry in the west could prove to be a lucrative business with untapped potential. Now might be the right time to get in on it.

 Basic Tips to Get You Started

As with starting any other business, before invest in a mustard oil mill plant you’re going to have to ask yourself some questions before you can even think about stepping foot into the industry. You’re going to have to clearly define who you’re going to focus on for demographics. You would also have to decide if you’re going to be extracting the oil yourself or if you’re going to outsource the work. If the former, where do you get the raw materials from?

  • Base of Operations

Once you’ve answered the above mentioned questions, you’re going to have to decide where you’re going to run your operations from. Initially, it is recommended that you start small or mini scale oil mill plant and if you’re able to set up camp in your own personal space, then do so. There’s no need to rent or buy a separate property to run a business you’re just beginning to get accustomed to.

  • Get an Idea of Market Demand

If you’re going to be running a successful oil processing business, then you’re going to need customers. Analyze the demand for mustard oil in your locality through semi-professional research and surveys. Ask your neighbors how much they would fancy buying mustard oil every month. A slightly vague picture of your market demand would be enough to give you an idea of what actions you might need to take.

  • Initial Investments

Okay so you’ve decided to get a taste of the oil industry. But you’re going to be needing the right kind of mustard oil plant machinery to get you started. And that would be a custom made oil press designed exclusively to extract mustard oil. China seems to be the leading exporter in reputable, high quality oil press machines. Now that you’ve extracted the oil, you’re not going to be able to get full market value without refining the oil. That would need another oil refinery machine.

  • Marketing Your Refined Mustard Oil Product

Once you’re done with the equipment and demographic analysis, you’re going to need to market your product to the target group. Maybe you plan on marketing directly. In this case, you’re going to be needing a website that advertises your oil products. If you plan on marketing locally, you might need to set up your own shop or sign a deal with one of the local merchants to sell your product in their stores.

As with any business, it is best recommended that you step into it with both eyes open. Calculate the risks involved. More importantly, make sure you have what it takes to set up a mini scale mustard oil plant to run your own business like this. A calculated and productive path will ensure the success of your company.

Something Of Mustard Oil In India

Mustard oil contains up to 60% monounsaturated fatty acids, 21% polyunsaturated fat and 12% saturated fat. In the Indian tradition, mustard oil has important cultural significance. For example, a housewife will visit a mustard tea for the first visit of an important visitor, such as when a boyfriend or a girl meets a parent, a newlywed couple, or a child who has not returned for a long time, when the election or the test is successfully returned. Mustard oil is used in many important days in India, such as the wedding ceremony.