Parag Milk Foods to set major fundraise in motion with Sixth Sense Ventures, World Bank’s IFC

Parag Milk Foods has announced that it plans to raise a total of Rs 316 crore by preferential allotment of equity shares, foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) and other instruments from IFC and Sixth Sense Venture Advisors and promoters. IFC and Sixth Sense Venture Advisors will invest Rs 155 crore and Rs 50...Read more


Centre approves Rs10,900 Cr for creation of global food manufacturing champions

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Central Sector Scheme - ‘Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)’ to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India's natural resource endowment and support Indi...Read more


NDDB unveils Dairy Surveyor app for dairy cooperatives

While delivering the keynote address at NDDB’s webinar on 'Dairy Surveyor - Taking Technology to the Dairy Network' on 15 March 2021, Varsha Joshi, Joint Secretary (Cattle & Dairy Development), Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying), Govt of...Read more


HAP begins commercial dairy processing plant in Maharashtra

Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. (HAP), a leading private sector dairy company in India, with brands ‘Arokya’, ‘Hatsun’, ‘Arun Icecreams’, 'Ibaco' has announced commercial production at its newly set up modern greenfield dairy processing plant in Solapur, Maharashtra. The plant is the ...Read more


Stellapps partners with IPPB  to digitize the dairy milk procurement value chain  

      Leading dairy-tech start up, Stellapps announced it has signed an agreement with India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) to digitize the dairy milk procurement value chain and promote banking facilities at milk collection centres. As part of the memorandum of understanding, a pilot project has bee...Read more


WAMUL launches region-specific mineral mixture feed for cattle

    West Assam Milk Producers’ Cooperative Union Ltd. (WAMUL), famously known as Purabi Dairy, launched Purabi Pashu Pushti, a range of cattle feed supplements to augment milk productivity and reduce production cost for dairy farmers. As a part of the planned product line-up, WAMUL has started p...Read more


Hatsun Agro becomes India's largest retail network with 3600 outlets

India’s leading private sector dairy company, Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. (HAP) has become India’s largest retail network with 3600 outlets present across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry, Kerala, Gujarat, Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Orissa. HAP inaugurated it...Read more


CropX completes integration of Regen in New Zealand

CropX, a global leader in soil analytics for agriculture has recently announced the successful integration of Regen in New Zealand as well as plans for a limited global expansion of the award-winning Regen effluent irrigation management solution. After successfully integrating the Regen team and operati...Read more


Stellapps, Paras jointly launch 'mooPay' FinTech solution for dairy farmers

 As part of its value added embedded fintech services program for dairies and dairy farmers, the leading dairy-tech startup and World Economic Forum’s technology pioneer ‘Stellapps’ has launched a first of its kind fully automated Digital Direct Farmers Payment product for Private Dairy Se...Read more


Kemin Industries launches KemTRACE Chromium-OR for livestock & poultry

 Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer, has recently launched KemTRACE® Chromium-OR – an organic-compliant chromium propionate feed ingredient for use in swine, cattle, broiler and horse diets. KemTRACE Chromium-OR is a highly bioavailable, organic-compliant source of chromium propiona...Read more


Embryo genetics assures manifold profitability for farmers  

Although India is the largest producer of milk, the milk yield per animal is lower compared to other countries. In order to assure a dairy farmer of profits and revenue, there has to be assured milk yield. The solution is to increase per capita productivity in bovines. This is possible only through genetic gains. ...Read more


Boveta Nutrition, USA launches innovative cattle feeding system to boost profitability

Boveta Nutrition is a startup that's created an innovative feed formulation for dairy farmers and beef producers that improves feed efficiency and increases milk and beef production while reducing wet waste and methane gas emissions. The company estimates its model can improve income over feed costs by 8-12 p...Read more