Milk Production

  • Farmers form cooperative committee for milk production, dairy business August 20, 2014

    Farmers and livestockmen of Chhattisgarh's naxalhit Dantewada district have formed a cooperative committee to take up a project for milk production and dairy business. "In retaliation to the socalled 'red revolution' of naxalites, farmers and stockmen of the tribal district have introduced a unique model 'Kshirsagar Project', which will enhance the...
  • Import ban on milk items from China extended by one year June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has again extended the ban on imports of milk and its products from China for one more year till June 2015. "Prohibition on import of milk and milk products(including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/ confectionery/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from...
  • Milkfed Punjab hikes curd, cheese prices May 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Consumers in Punjab will have to pay more for milk products as stateowned dairy federation Milkfed has decided to raise rates of curd and cheese by up to 40 per cent from June 1. However, retail milk prices have not been revised. "The prices of curd and cheese have been...
  • Remembering Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India September 9, 2012

    Anand: Everyday at the crack of dawn, more than 10 million dairy farmers in Gujarat begin a journey that has given them economic independence. Verghese Kurien was 28 when he came to Anand in 1949 and was soon working hard to help a budding cooperative to grow. For him, the...
  • Amul in the midst of an ownership battle June 16, 2010

    It's once again utterly bitterly for one of India's most popular food brands Amul The Rs 8000crore brand is caught in a battle of control between its owner and the marketing company. Khedabased Amul Dairy has threatened to withdraw permission to use the brand name after reports of...
  • India to ban Chinese toys for six months January 23, 2009

    New Delhi: A health concern or an economic compulsion? Following India's the ban on import of milk, milk products and chocolates from China, the Commerce ministry has announced the ban on some Chinese toys for a period of six months. The commerce secretary has told CNN IBN...