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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 1514


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 15 - Manufacture of food products and beverages
  • Group: 151 - Production, processing and preservation of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, oils and fats
  • Class: 1514 - Manufacture of vegetable and animal oils and fats

Explanatory note

This class includes manufacture of oils and fats from vegetable or animal materials, except rendering and refining of lard and other edible animal fats. Extraction of oils from fish or fish livers . Production of vegetable oils including oils from nuts or olives.
Production of cake or meal, or other residual products of oil production, e.g. oleostearin.
Production of non-defatted flour or meal of oil-seeds, oil nuts or oil kernels.
Production of partly hydrogenated oils; production of margarine or other table oils or cooking fats.
Production of cotton seed oil includes cotton linters as by-product.

Exclusions: Rendering and refining of lard and other edible animal fats are classified in class 1511 (Production of meat and meat products).
Wet corn milling is classified in class 1532 (Manufacture of starches and starch products).
Production of corn oil is also classified in class 1532.
Treatment of oils and fats by chemical processes is classified in class 2429 (Manufacture of other chemical products n.e.c.).

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