Riso, a 100 per cent pure and physically refined rice bran oil, was launched in the year 2011. Riso comes from Kamani Oil Industries Pvt Ltd, a company trusted over 51 years, a leader in speciality oil and fats supply to various industries (pharma, FMCG, HORECA, QSR), Indian companies and overseas MNCs like Cadbury, Amul, Vadilal, HUL, Parle, Jubliant Food Works, Pizza Hut and Marriott among others. It has a FSSC 22000 certification.
Riso occupies about 35 per cent of the rice bran oil market share in Maharashtra. The brand derives its name from ‘rice’ and ‘oil’. Riso stands for its quality and health factor apart from efficient placement on retail shelves throughout Maharashtra with a routine weekly or fortnightly service visit to retailers. The brand has around 100 promoters and merchandisers across the state. Riso retains maximum oryzanol and all the other good anti-oxidants.
Riso has the closest occurring ideal SAFA:MUFA:PUFA ratio, recommended by NIN, AHA and WHO, that helps reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) while maintaining good cholesterol (HDL) levels. It is fortified with vitamins A, D and E. Completely neutral in taste, the oil is suitable for all types of cooking and its high smoke point makes it ideal for deep frying. Riso is processed in Kamani Oil’s stateof- the-art facility at Khopoli which is India’s first HACCP-certified vegetable oil refinery.
Riso is processed in complete system automated plant with minimal manual operations. The company believes in brand connect, which according to them appeals to young mothers and housewives to give the best and healthiest cooking oil to their family. Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, who represents a confident and modern homemaker, is the brand’s face. Since its inception, Riso has sponsored many big banner causes like Lavasa Women Drive, Riso Cancer Cup, Kala Ghoda Festival, Pinkathon and Cancer Support programmes.
Riso was voted ‘Product of the Year 2013’ in the Edible Oil category in a survey of 18,000 households by Nielsen.