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3rd edition of International Sunflower Seed and Oil Conference (ISSOC) 2019 to be held in Mumbai

India will host the 3rd edition of International Sunflower Seed and Oil Conference (ISSOC) 2019 in Maharashtra, Mumbai on 19-20 July 2019.


The conference aims at encouraging better communications among sunflower oil producers, industry groups, academic researchers and local governments.


The event will be hosted by the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) & Organized by International Sunflower Oil Association (ISOA). It will see the participation of around 300 delegates from across the world with interests in sunflower seed, oil, and meal.


Quick Facts-
• The 1st edition of the conference was held in 2015 at Shanghai, China and the 2nd edition was held in 2017 at Odessa, Ukraine.


• India is the largest importer of sunflower oil with imports of about 2.8 million tones and globally the import is about 9.6 million tonnes.


• In 2018-19, globally the sunflower seed production is at 51.41 million tonnes, sunflower oil at 19.45 million tonnes and sunflower meal at 20.90 million tonnes.

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