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oil palm farm in Africa

oil palm farm in Africa

The primary unit of production of the palm oil industry is the farm where the oil palm tree is cultivated to produce palm fruits. There are also wild groves of oil palm. The farm units are of different sizes and may be classified as small, m

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Modern palm oil processing method

Modern palm oil processing method

Modern processing of oil palm fruit bunches into edible oil is practiced using various methods which may be grouped into four categories according to their throughput and degree of complexity. These are the traditional methods, small-scale m

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Origin of oil palm

Origin of oil palm

It is generally agreed that the Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) originated in the tropical rain forestregion of West Africa. The main belt runs through the southern latitudes of Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo and into the

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History of Production and Processing of Edible Oil in Nigeria

History of Production and Processing of Edible Oil in Nigeria

Oil palm and ground nut oil are the first generation of vegetable oil to be produced and processed at commercial scale in Nigeria. Ground nut oil is produced from leguminous plant in the Northern part of the country and oil palm is grown in

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Agricultural production in Nigeria

Agricultural production in Nigeria

Nigeria lies between Longitudes 2° 49' E and 14° 37' E and Latitudes 4° 16' N and 13° 52' North of the Equator. The climate is tropical, characterized by high temperatures and humidity as well as marked wet and dry seasons, though there

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Palm oil storage notes

Palm oil storage notes

Storage tank, the heating coils are generally installed in the tank bottom.Palm oil,especially in the big melting pot storage palm oil, heating should tank top to bottom, they are liable to make the bottom of the tank split up.

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Investment in palm oil mill can get great benefits

Investment in palm oil mill can get great benefits

Palm oil is squeezed from the oil palm fruit and palm kernel,it is also considered a natural foods to eat more than five thousand years of history. Palm tree native to West Africa, in 1870, passed in Malaysian palm trees as an ornamental pla

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2014 palm oil price chart

2014 palm oil price chart

In 2013-14 over 75 million tonnes of oils and fats were exported worldwide. Within this total, palm oil and palm kernel oil accounted for the largest individual export total at almost 44 million tonnes, significantly ahead of soybean oil, th

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