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Zomato tie up with BioD

Current context: The biodiesel manufacturer BioD energy has come into a partnership with food delivery service aggregator Zomato.
Zomato tie up with BioD
  • The partnership is for the purpose of collecting the used cooking oil from restaurants around the country and convert it into biodiesel.
  • The biodiesel generated in the process will then be sold to the oil marketing companies to be blended with regular diesel.
  • This a step in the direction of environment friendly measure with the aim to collect 1,000 tonnes of used cooking oil per month.
  • The cooking oil is the main culprit in the cooking industry due to the problem of its disposal and there is no traceability of how the oil is disposed.
  • Also, very few vendors follow the techniques of oil disposal set by the Food safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI).
  • The project is initiated in Delhi NCR region and Zomato will expand the collection drive to 5 cities by next month.

Question: 

Q.1 The biodiesel manufacturer, BioD energy, has recently come into a partnership with ________, to collect the used cooking oil from restaurants around the country and convert it into biodiesel?
a. Swiggy
b. UberEats
c. Zomato
d. Faasos
Zomato tie up with BioD Zomato tie up with BioD Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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