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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....
02 January 2018
View news from India Punjab Plans to Introduce Dairy Credit Card
INDIA - On the lines of Kisan Credit Card, Punjab government plans to introduce Dairy Credit Card in the state for which it has sought financial assistance from the Central Government....
28 December 2017
View news from India Govt to Strengthen Dairy Infrastructure to Improve Farmer Income
INDIA - The government is working on creating additional milk processing infrastructure to double the dairy farmers' income by 2022 and meet the future challenges....
22 December 2017
View news from India Dairy Co-op Leaders Fail to Milk it for BJP in Gujarat
INDIA - The Gujarat election results not only sprung surprises in political circles, but also shocked the cooperative sector, with some of the prominent names from the BJP camp losing the polls. However, experts don’t foresee any damage to the cooperative...
12 December 2017
View news from India Dairy Companies' Shares Jump on Growth Optimism
INDIA - Share prices of dairy companies saw huge gains on Monday after manufacturers shifted focus to the value-added segment to improve profitability. ...
08 December 2017
View news from India Dairy Supply Chain Startup Ensures High Quality Milk
INDIA - In yet another instance of startups solving India-focussed problems garnering investors’ attention, dairy supply chain startup MilkLane has raised Rs 27 crore (US$4,180,950) in its first institutional round of fundraise. ...
30 November 2017
View news from India Centre Likely to Roll Back Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - Faced with backlash from cattle traders and farmers against the ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, the Centre is planning a rollback of its controversial notification....
28 November 2017
View news from India Milk Output Rises 19%; Dairy Farmers' Income up 24% in 2014-17
INDIA - India’s milk production rose by 19 per cent in the last three years to touch 163.6 million tonnes, leading to a significant increase in dairy farmers’ income, Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Sunday....
13 November 2017
View news from India Kanpur Firm Ties Up with Dutch Group to Boost Dairy Entrepreneurship
INDIA - An Indo-Dutch collaboration has taken shape in the industrial town of Kanpur to promote entrepreneurship in the dairy sector and boost sustainability of dairy farms....
View news from India Biomin launches Digestarom DC: the feed converter
BIOMIN has recently introduced its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, to the Indian feed and livestock sectors as the animal nutrition firm continues its global ambition to become the phytogenic feed additive market...
09 November 2017
View news from India PETA Urges FSSAI to Label Dairy Products as Non-vegetarian
INDIA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has written to the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) urging it to label dairy products as 'non-vegetarian'....
07 November 2017
View news from India Cargill to Invest $240m in India over Next 5 Years
INDIA - Cargill, a leading food and agriculture company, announced that it is investing US$240m (equivalent to Rs. 1500 crores) in India over the next 5 years. These new investments will add to the food safety and economic development of the country and...
28 September 2017
View news from India Regulatory Barrier Issues Raised on Meat, Dairy, Pharma with Indonesia
INDIA - India has raised issues of market access and regulatory barriers with Indonesia that its companies in the pharma, dairy and bovine meat sectors face there. ...
06 September 2017
View news from India Issues on Cattle Trade to be Resolved Soon, Says Minister
INDIA - The issues related to the notification on cattle trade, which was stayed by the Madras High Court, will be resolved soon, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday....
 
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