Friesland Campina pays dairy farmers for their 'Green Electricity'

FrieslandCampina, one of the largest dairy companies in the world, in a recently stated in press release that 94% of its worldwide electricity usage in 2019 was ‘green’. This is because the company did not want to use fossil energy sources for its locations. The company is taking a step further this y...Read more

 Maharashtra Govt to procure excess milk every day to support farmers  

 The Maharashtra Government on Tuesday decided to procure 10 lakh litres of excess milk every day for supporting the farmers affected by the lockdown. The milk will be procured at the rate of Rs ₹25 per litre. The process of milk collection will commence in the four to five days, a press statement issued by...Read more

In spite of increase in demand; No major supply disruptions amid lockdowns: Mother Dairy

Mother Dairy that supplies more than 30 lakh litres of milk daily in the national capital region said that it is not experiencing any major supply disruptions in spite of 5 to 10% increase in demand, amid lockdowns across the country in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.     As per the report of PTI, s...Read more

India's consumption expenditure on milk increases to Rs 5, 37,531 cr in 2017-18

Consumption expenditure on milk and milk products has increased from Rs 4,15,617 crore in 2013-14 to Rs 5,37,531 crore in 2017-18. This was among the findings of the National Account Statistics 2019. The current production of milk is sufficient to meet the present demand. By and large, the milk produced in the co...Read more

70.99% of loose milk packets in Maharashtra do not comply with standards: CGSI  

     Some 70.99 per cent of loose milk packets in Maharashtra do not comply with FSSAI standard specifications, according to a recent research and analysis conducted by Consumer Guidance Society of India (CGSI). A total of 413 samples were tested by CGSI over a period of January to December 2019. ...Read more

Mothers Dairy enters Indore market; to sell milk via retail outlets  

  Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy recently announced that it has started its operations in Indore, Madhya Pradesh as part of its expansion plan. Vinod Chopra, Business Head (Milk), Mother Dairy, said: "Our entry into the market of Indore is in line with our vision of having a national footprint, compleme...Read more

Pride of Cows launches farm-to-home milk sans human touch

 Pride of Cows, India’s first farm-to-home milk concept, delivers milk to patrons’ homes in refrigerated conditions instantly post-milking. Untouched by the human hand throughout the supply chain, the brand is the first of its kind to use temperature-controlled logistics in order to deliver a uniq...Read more

Dairy Tech Startup Mr. Milkman forays into Bengaluru  

       Mr. Milkman, the fastest growing dairy tech start-up forays into the Bangalore market through its partnership with prominent dairy players and milk brands namely; Akshayakalpa, HappyMilk, Mathruka, Farm Fresh Organic and Olemoo.  This association enables the partners to mana...Read more

AOAC INTERNATIONAL announces ‘New Analytical Test’ for lactose in milk

AOAC INTERNATIONAL food safety experts have adopted a new analytical method for measuring low levels of lactose in milk as a First Action Official Method of Analysis℠.  Measuring trace levels of lactose accurately is technically challenging and can increase costs for dairy producers because time-consuming ...Read more

Punjab Govt organise National Livestock Championship & Agri Expo 2020

 The expo is being organized by the Government of Punjab in collaboration with PHD Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The 11th edition of the expo is going to be a mega platform for farmers, livestock owners, veterinarians, and other stakeholders from the agriculture industry.  The Minister for Animal H...Read more

Cabinet approves Rs 4558 crore scheme for Dairy sector

Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar said that Cabinet has approved a Rs 4,558 crore scheme to promote dairy sector that will further benefit around 95 lakh farmers in 50,000 villages.  Briefing media about the Cabinet decisions, the minister said this scheme will take the ‘White re...Read more

Darigold invests $67M to expand FIT milk production  

  Consumer demand for Darigold FIT milk is growing rapidly. Launched in the Pacific Northwest market last year, FIT has doubled in sales and distribution over the past six months. This great-tasting milk with no compromises has 75% more protein and 40% less sugar compared to traditional milk. To support this...Read more