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11 June 2019
View news from India Mother Dairy Joins Hands with DTC to Set Up Kiosks
INDIA - Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy on Tuesday announced partnership with Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to set up 31 kiosks at latter's bus depots, terminals and housing colonies as part of its efforts to expand presence in the National Capital...
27 May 2019
View news from India Mother Dairy Raises Milk Rate by Up to Rs 3/litre
INDIA - Four days after market leader Amul announced a two-rupee increase in the price of milk, Mother Dairy said it has raised prices by up to Rs 3 per litre from Sunday. ...
16 May 2019
View news from India French Dairy Giant Lactalis Looking to Acquire in North India
INDIA - France's Lactalis plans acquisitions in northern India after bagging the dairy products business of Prabhat Dairy for Rs 1,700 crore and two other companies....
15 May 2019
View news from India World’s First Complete Parent-wise Genome Assembly of Buffalo
INDIA - Dairy organisation, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) announced developing a new genome assembly named "NDDB_ABRO_Murrah" of riverine buffaloes....
10 May 2019
View news from India Maharashtra Dairy Industry Still Divided Over Packaging Alternatives
INDIA - While the state government is considering a complete ban on the use of plastic poly packs for packaging milk, key stakeholders from Maharashtra dairy industry still seem to be divided on what could be the best alternative to the plastic pouches....
25 April 2019
View news from India ITC Enters Dairy Market in Kerala
INDIA - ITC Limited said it has forayed into the rapidly growing ready-to-milk, milk-based beverages market in Kerala with the launch of Sunfeast Wonderz Milk....
23 April 2019
View news from India Mehsana Dairy to Break Away from Amul
INDIA - India's biggest and most prominent milk cooperative Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), owner of the Amul brand, is breaking up for the first time in over four decades. ...
12 April 2019
View news from India Prabhat Dairy Jumps 5% on Sale of Unit to Tirumala Milk
INDIA - Shares of Prabhat Dairy jumped 5 per cent in Friday's session after it said it successfully completed the sale of its subsidiary Sunfresh Agro Industries....
13 March 2019
View news from India Telangana HC Puts Tab on Cattle Transport
INDIA - The Telangana High Court on Tuesday directed the state government and the offices of the Union government which are located in Telangana, not to allow transportation of any cattle or animals without a permit order issued by the competent authority....
22 January 2019
View news from India Prabhat Dairy Hits 52-week Low; Milk Business to be Sold to Lactalis
INDIA - Shares of Prabhat Dairy hit a 52-week low of Rs 78.15, declining 16 per cent from its previous close, and crashing 30 per cent from its intra-day high on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) after the company announced that global dairy major Lactalis...
14 January 2019
View news from India Delhi CM Attacks BJP Over Fodder for Cattle
INDIA - Speaking at a cow shelter in Sonipat on Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by comparing the Haryana government’s efforts to take care of cows with that of his government....
03 January 2019
View news from India Spurt in SMP Prices Cheers Up Dairy Farmers
INDIA - The New Year is set to bring smiles on the faces of dairy farmers, thanks to firm prices of the skimmed milk powder (SMP) following export incentives by the government....
02 January 2019
View news from India UP Cabinet Decides to Set Up Cow Sheds for Stray Cattle
INDIA - The state cabinet meeting, presided by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, okayed the plan and said a "cow welfare cess" will be imposed for the same, a government spokesman said....
02 November 2018
View news from India MP Elections: Congress, BJP Trade Charges over Depleting Cattle Strength
INDIA - Less than a month before Madhya Pradesh goes to poll, Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded charges over depleting strength of cows in the state and proliferation of slaughterhouses on Wednesday....
19 September 2018
View news from India Mother Dairy Refuses to Cut Prices Despite Patanjali's Cheaper Packaged Cow Milk
INDIA - Unfazed by the introduction of cheaper packaged cow milk by new entrant Patanjali group, market leader Mother Dairy Monday said the company will not reduce prices to match competition....
11 September 2018
View news from India Dairy Sector Development Vital Farmers' Prosperity, Says Union Ag Minister
INDIA - Development of the dairy sector is vital for the prosperity of the country’s farmers, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said Monday....
19 July 2018
View news from India Project Helps Over 27,000 Dairy Farmers in Maharashtra
INDIA - Over 27,000 milk producers have benefited from a dairy development programme initiated to provide financial stability to farmers in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, said an official ....
08 June 2018
View news from India Pune Dairy Farmers Reel Under Low Prices
INDIA - Since August, dairies have started slashing procurement price for farmers, as they cited a slump in global prices of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) and imposition of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on byproducts....
15 May 2018
View news from India Dairy Stocks Rally as Parag Milk Talks of Robust Growth
INDIA - Strong growth projections given by the Parag Milk management during the analysts’ meet sparked a rally in the shares of dairy product manufacturers on Monday. Analysts are upbeat on the sector, with expectations of a normal monsoon and fall...
08 May 2018
View news from India Fadnavis Govt to Give Rs 3-per-litre Subsidy to Dairy Farmers
INDIA - The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to provide Rs 3 subsidy for every litre of milk to the co-operative and private producers to manufacture milk powder. ...
07 May 2018
View news from India Lukewarm Response to Online Cattle Trading Project
INDIA - An online cattle trading platform launched by the Malabar Rural Development Foundation (MRDF), a concern of Milma, has failed to attract dairy farmers for various reasons including their reluctance to give up age-old traditional trading practices....
30 April 2018
View news from India Maharashtra Dairy Farmers Protest Over Slump in Milk Prices
INDIA - A year after dairy farmers in Maharashtra poured thousands of litres of milk on the roads, demanding remunerative prices, they are planning to distribute it free-of-cost for a week in early May for the same reason....
23 March 2018
View news from India Achieving Healthy, Climate-friendly, Affordable Diets in India
INDIA - New research led by IIASA researcher Narasimha Rao has shown how it might be possible to reduce micro-nutrient deficiencies in India in an affordable way whilst also reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
07 March 2018
View news from India Walkout by Opposition Over Cattle Vaccine
INDIA - Accusing the state government of favouring one company in the contract for cattle vaccines for foot and mouth disease, the Opposition staged a walkout in the assembly. ...
01 March 2018
View news from India Mother Dairy Faces High Attrition at Top Level
INDIA - Dairy giant Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable is facing a high attrition at the top management level....
19 February 2018
View news from India Ananda Dairy Eyes 30% Rise in Turnover During FY'19
INDIA - Ananda Dairy is eyeing over 30 per cent increase in turnover to Rs 2,000 crore in the next financial year as it expands retail footprint as well as product portfolio....
12 January 2018
View news from India Danone to Exit Loss-making Dairy Segment in India
INDIA - French FMCG firm Danone is shutting down its loss-making dairy segment in India, meaning all the dairy products - from their yogurts to their smoothies - will be taken off the shelves, the company said in a statement....
03 January 2018
View news from India Dairy Co-ops Told to Purchase More Milk
INDIA - In an indication that there was an unrest brewing among dairy farmers in the country, the Centre has asked major milk co-operative societies in the country to purchase all the milk being brought to them by farmers in flush season....
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