Inside a Ruchi Soya Industries Refining Facility As Monsoon Accelerates Planting

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Sample bottles of oil for analysis sit in a laboratory of the quality... News PhotoAnalyzing,Asia,Bottle,Business,Cooking Oil,Corporate Business,Factory,Finance,Food,Food and Drink,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Indian Subcontinent Ethnicity,Industry,Laboratory,Maharashtra,Manufacturing,Refinery,SittingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSample bottles of oil for analysis sit in a laboratory of the quality assurance department at the Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd. edible oil refinery plant in Patalganga, India, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Monsoon, which accounts for 70 percent of Indias annual rainfall, covered the entire country in a record time, accelerating plantings of crops from rice to soybeans and cotton. Rains covered the whole of India by June 16, the earliest ever and ahead of the normal date of July 15, said D.S. Pai, head of the long-range forecasting division at the India Meteorological Department. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg via Getty Images