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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....
30 August 2017
View news from India Cabinet Approves MoU Between India, Brazil for Cooperation in Cattle Production
INDIA - The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies. The MoU...
18 August 2017
View news from India No Country for Uniform Gain in Dairy Products Post GST
INDIA - Indian dairies are staring at a mixed business during the upcoming festive season following the rollout of the uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST) across the country, which now makes certain products relatively expensive in the North and cheaper...
08 August 2017
View news from India BJP Seeks Probe into Cattle Deaths
INDIA - AS the State BJP demanded a probe into cattle vaccination against Theileriosis, Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Minister Damodar Rout on Monday said, he has directed an inquiry into cattle deaths due to Theileria disease....
26 July 2017
View news from India Scheme to be Launched to Support Non-milk Yielding Cows, Says Goa CM
INDIA - Maintaining that the BJP-led coalition government stood by the existing ban on cow slaughter in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said he was working on a scheme which would help dairy farmers maintain cows which are beyond...
24 July 2017
View news from India Agri Minister Launches NDDB's Dairy Quality Mark Logo
INDIA - Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has launched National Dairy Development Board's quality mark logo which dairy cooperatives can use after complying with quality norms....
19 July 2017
View news from India Britannia Mulls Expansion of Dairy Business
INDIA - Food major Britannia is keen to expand its dairy business, which contributes five to six per cent to its annual turnover, as it looks to tap into the sector aggressively. ...
11 July 2017
View news from India Govt Looks to Strengthen Dairy Infrastructure
INDIA - Keeping in mind the growing demand of milk in India, the government has submitted a proposal for availing loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for creating\strengthening dairy infrastructure across the country. The total...
06 July 2017
View news from India Call for CBI Probe into Hyderabad's 'Illegal Slaughterhouses'
INDIA - Hyderabad-based Senior Telangana BJP leader G Kishan Reddy demanded a CBI probe into a "beef mafia" operating in Hyderabad through "illegal" slaughterhouses....
28 June 2017
View news from India TN Dairy Minister Alleges Milk Adulteration by Private Firms
TAMIL NADU - Tamil Nadu Milk and Dairy Products Developments Minister Rajendra Balaji once again stirred a controversy by alleging that the products of private milk producers are adulterated....
02 June 2017
View news from India Heritage Foods Hoping to Grow Dairy Business
INDIA - Selling off its own retail business to the Future Group and acquiring Reliance Retail’s dairy business has earned Heritage Foods shelf space in two major retail chains which will help grow its dairy business, according to Brahmani Nara, Executive...
31 May 2017
View news from India Kerala Govt to Convene Meeting of All CMs Over New Cattle Laws
INDIA - The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to convene a meeting of all chief ministers to discuss the Centre's ban on sale of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. ...
26 May 2017
View news from India Central Govt Bans Cattle Sales for Slaughter at Animal Markets
INDIA - The Central government on Thursday banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter at animal markets across India....
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