Opportunities and challenges in Nigerian palm oil production

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In Nigeria, palm oil production industry has both opportunities and challenges. The opportunities for palm oil production are: rich oil palm resources, low labor cost and low palm oil price; The challenges for palm oil production are: Palm oil extraction efficiency is low, palm kernel waste is serious, and people too dependent on crude palm oil, instead of refined palm oil products. On the other hand, most oil palm plantations are in the poor rural, most palm fruit can't be effective treatment.

palm oil production in Nigeria Palm oil and palm kernel oil is the major vegetable oil in Nigeria

The opportunities in Nigeria palm oil industry:

1, Big profit margins, while the product is simple to produce. (Palm oil is one of the world's most produced and consumed oils. This cheap, production-efficient and highly stable oil is used in a wide variety of food, cosmetic and hygiene products, and can be used as source for bio-fuel or biodiesel. )

2, Large and increasing international demand and domestic demand;

3. Crude palm oil (CPO) production costs in Nigeria are the lowest worldwide

4, Higher rates of productivity compared to other edible oil products;

5, Most investors are wise, they choose to buy mature palm oil processing machine to extract palm oil;

6. Most people have realized the value of palm kernel oil and they begain to start palm kernel oil mill plant to produce palm kernel oil and refiend palm kernel oil;

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The challenges in Nigeria palm oil industry:

a, Awareness of the need for more environment-friendly policies

b, Land disputes with local communities due to a lack of clarity regarding land ownership

c, High logistics cost due to the lack of quality and quantity of infrastructure

d, Palm oil extraction machine and palm oil extraction technology is not enough advanced;

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