Heritage Foods' reports consolidated PAT of Rs 303 M in Q1 FY2022

Heritage Foods, a leading private dairy player in India, announced its financial results for the first quarter ended on June 30, 2021. The revenue from operations was at Rs 6,481 million during the quarter. EBIDTA was at Rs 520 million as compared to Rs 558 million in Q1 FY2021. EBITDA margin stood at 8 per cent a...Read more

MoFAHD provides financial assistance to set up FFPOs

The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (MoFAHD) under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya SampadaYojana (PMMSY) is providing financial assistance for setting up of Fish Farmers Producer Organizations (FFPOs) to economically empower the fishers and fish farmers and enhance bargainin...Read more

KVIC launches natural paint from cow dung

Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute (KNHPI), Jaipur, a unit of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has developed Khadi Prakratik Paint from cow dung. The study conducted by KNHPI emphasises that Khadi Prakratik paint is eco-friendly and cost-effective.   The Khadi Prakratik Paint develope...Read more

Initiative to raise climate ambition for global dairy sector

A first-of-its-kind Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector. Announced at the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit, the climate effort will be unlike any other in agriculture in terms of size, breadth, and scop...Read more

Banas Dairy achieves Rs 12,982 Cr turnover in 2020-21

Banas Dairy, a lifeline of cattle farmers and farmers of Banaskantha district of Gujarat, has achieved a turnover of Rs 12,982 crore in the year 2020-21. The dairy has succeeded to generate this revenue in a very short time, proving its strong foothold in the current market. Banas Dairy, being located in just a si...Read more

Amul registers Rs 53000 Cr turnover

Amul cooperative movement has marked its 75th anniversary, by crossing group turnover of Rs 53,000 crores (or $7.1 billion). In the year 2020-21, the milk procurement of all member unions under Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul Federation), registered 14 per cent growth in 2021, over the previous...Read more

Govt sets up ‘Dairy Investment Accelerator’ to promote the dairy sector

The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), Government of India, with a view to provide dedicated focus towards promoting & facilitating investments in the Indian Dairy sector, has setup Dairy Investment Accelerator under its Investment Facilitation Cell. This Investment Accelerator is a cross fu...Read more

Cabinet approves implementation of a special livestock sector package

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of a special livestock sector package consisting of several activities by revising and realigning various components of the Government of India's schemes for the next five years starting from 2021...Read more

HAP starts milk processing & packing plant in Tamil Nadu

Chennai-based Hatsun Agro Product Ltd (HAP) has started processing and packing of milk at its fully automated Greenfield dairy processing plant in Kangayam Taluk, Tiruppur District, Tamil Nadu (TN).  The fully automated dairy plant, one of the technologically superior plants in the country is set up at a cos...Read more

Parshottam Rupala sworn in as Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Parshottam Rupala has been promoted as a Cabinet minister and will head the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy. Rupala (66), who belongs from the Patel community in Gujarat, will be in charge of the ministry formed in 2019 to promote allied farm activities for enhancing farmers' income. Earlier, Rup...Read more

Siddhagiri KVK, Kolhapur, organises exhibition on indigenous cow breeds

Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kolhapur, Maharashtra recently organised 'Agriculture Exhibition on Indigenous Cow'. PP Adrushya Kadsiddheshwar, Chairman, Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kolhapur, Maharashtra urged farmers to rare and conserve Indian cow breeds. He also stressed farmers develop as ent...Read more

Denmark-based Arla Foods to set up dairy farm in Northern Nigeria

Denmark-based dairy co-operative Arla Foods will build a state-of-the-art commercial dairy farm in Northern Nigeria. Arla Foods will train and suppt up to 1,000 local dairy farmers as part of its long term commitment to public-private partnerships that support the development of the Nigerian dairy sector as part o...Read more