Indian Vegetable Oil Producers' Association (IVPA) an apex body of Vegetable Oil Producers was founded in the year 1977 by the then illustrious Industrialist namely, Mahinder Kumar Modi, Vinod Kumar Jain, Naresh Kumar Bajaj, Mahavir Prasad Kedia, Mahavir Prasad Jhunjhunwala, Karmendra Narain Agarwal and Rajindera Prasad Khaitan. IVPA was formally registered in the year 1979 as ‘Indian Vanaspati Producers’ Association’ as not for profit organization under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956. Over the years, IVPA had many key esteemed President(s) like M K Modi, K N Agarwal, Raghu Mody, N K Bajaj, B L Jaju, A K Swarup, Siddharth Shriram, J K Khaitan, S K Kejriwal, Sushil Goyal, Kripakar Varshney and acclaimed Executive Committee Members, who performed humongous service for the cause of the Indian Veg Oil Industry.
In the year 2019, looking at the needs of the industry, IVPA name was changed and rechristened as “Indian Vegetable Oil Producers’ Association” to encompass all the stakeholders across the Edible Oils and Oilseeds value chain.
The vision of IVPA is to Promote Sustainability, Economic Growth and Excellence in the Edible Oils and Oilseeds Value Chain in India. IVPA has a Mission to continue to be the Credible Voice of the Indian Oils & Oilseeds Industry Players. IVPA advocate and provide inputs for Policies that increase Stakeholders’ Value and Spur Economic Growth in the country through continued investment & innovation, ensuring sustainability of Supply Chains to deliver Safe and Healthy products for the growing Population.
All the major players in the Edible Oil business, namely Adani Wilmar, Emami Agrotech, Patanjali Foods (formerly, Ruchi Soya), Cargill India, Bunge India, ADM Agro, Agrotech, Louis Dreyfus, Cofco Agri/ Noble Resources, Gemini Edibles & Fats, Gokul Refoils & Solvents, 3F Industries, etc. are the members. IVPA plays an important role in the edible oil sector and is always called upon for its views/ suggestions by Government on various important policy/ regulations governing the oilseeds and edible oil sector.
IVPA provides a platform for its members for projecting their policies, plans and programs in the field of oilseeds and edible oils to the concerned authorities. IVPA has been taking up effectively the issues concerning the industry with various Ministry / Department for its successful resolution. IVPA keeps its members posted with the latest regulations and developments pertaining to edible oils and oilseeds.