Ruchi Soya Industries plans to expand the capacity of its refinery in Mangalore by 500 tonnes a day. The company is planning to invest around Rs 10 crore for the expansion. Set up in 2001, the Mangalore unit has an annual refining capacity of 2.5 lakh tonnes. It refines palm, soya and sunflower oil.
Ruchi has port-based refineries at Mangalore, Patalganga, Chennai, Kakinada, Kandla and Haldia. The unit in Mangalore is a largest port-based refinery for edible oils in Karnataka, Kerala and Goa region.