3F Industries
palm oil

3F Industries



Food Fats & Fertilisers (FFF) Ltd was established in 1960. It changed its name to 3F Industries Limited in 2013. It is one of India’s leading multinational corporations in the edible oils import and production sector, with operations spanning a range of industries including garments and textiles, infrastructure and energy. In 2018, 3F committed to procure certified sustainable palm oil, but its 2021 ACOP to the RSPO indicates that 0% of its volume is RSPO-certified.

RSPO Member : Yes RSPO Member : Yes

Environmental, Social, Governance Rating (SPOTT)


Source: SPOTT - Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit
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Market cap




hectares in India (3F website lists 7000 ha in Karnataka, 1500 ha in Gujarat, 16000 ha in Andhra Pradesh)

Supply chain position

Vertically integrated

Processor and trader of crude palm oil and palm kernel oil. Refiner. Trader and manufacturer of consumer goods, animal feeds and oleochemicals.

Refineries / capacity


processing 200,000 MT annually (in Tadepallegudem, Krishnapatnam and Hyperbad)

NDPE policy


No deforestation, No peat, No exploitation

Market served

International, European, North American, Indian

Parent Company



3F Oil palm Agrotech Pvt. Ltd., 3F Oil Palm Suriname N.V., 3F Oil Palm International Pte. Ltd., 3F Oil Palm in Gabon


Crude palm oil, crude palm kernel oil, refined oils and palm derivatives including stearic acids, glycerine and hydrogenated fats for industrial use, vanaspati, baking shortening, margarine, speciality fats for manufacturing chocolate and confectionery, oleochemicals, specialty chemicals and soap noodles for cosmetics, food colourants for food and feed industry, oleoresins and herbal extracts.


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