Rape seed is a major crop in India (Mustard), grown on 13% of cropped land.
Rapeseed meal contains approximately 40% of protein Max which rates among the nutritionally best plant proteins. For Monogastric diets it has better amino acid balance than soybean meal. Rapeseed meal is used basically in animal feed due to its protein content of 36-38%.Indian Rapeseed Meal is a coarse powdery material, produced from rapeseed cake after series of preparatory physical processes followed by multistage extraction of oil under hygienically controlled conditions. INDIA is big exporter of RAPESEED MEAL to South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangkok, Philippines and even China. Major places of origin in India are mainly Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Punjab, Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh & Orissa