Mustard Oil mills In India crushed 450,000 tn of the oilseed in November, down by 5.3% on year, according to data compiled by the Mustard Oil Producers Association of India. On a month-on-month basis, crushing fell 25% from 600,000 tn in October.
During Mar 1-Nov 30, total Mustard seed supply was at 6.8 mln tn. Arrivals in Rajasthan, the top producer, were at 2.2 mln tn, in Uttar Pradesh it was 101,000 tn, and 510,000 tn in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
India’s Mustard output for 2017-18 (Jul-Jun) is seen at 7.1 mln tn, up from 6.9 mln tn in the previous year. As on Feb 28, carryover stock of the oilseed was estimated at 400,000 tn.