Why Danone Shut Its Dairy Arm In World’s Largest Milk Consuming Nation

Why Danone Shut Its Dairy Arm In World’s Largest Milk Consuming Nation

A country of milk lovers, abundant supply and a growing market—that’s what India offered Danone but the French giant chose to shut its dairy operations.

By: Sharleen Dsouza

Source: BloombergQuint



Dairy farmers in distress as milk prices crash

“I am getting only ₹24 per litre for milk now, whereas I used to get around ₹38 per litre 20 days back,” said Maharaj Singh, a farmer from Bastoli Village in Morena district, who sells around 12 litres of milk every day. A crisis is clearly brewing for milk producers.


Source: The Hindu Business



Stocks of these regional dairy firms may give good returns

Companies from the dairy sector— a subset of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment— have been on a growth trajectory in the recent past.

By: Narendra Nathan

Source: The Times Of India



BJP banks on flood relief and dairy farmers

The 93 seats going to polls in the second phase of Gujarat elections include Mehsana, the hotbed of the Patidar agitation in the northern part of the state and the tribal belt where Congress has been traditionally strong. However, BJP hopes relief work done during floods in the north, better prices given for dairy farmers and smaller groups of OBCs will help it secure majority of seats.

By: Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi

Source: ET



Amul plans programmes to make dairy industry ‘contemporarily cool’ for youth

Listing, the programmes introduced by the company to modernise dairy farming, Sodhi said the biggest innovation that Amul is bringing in India s dairy industry is through ‘Cow to Consumer’.
By: Uzmi Athar

Source: ETBrandequity



Kanpur firm ties up with Dutch group to boost dairy entrepreneurship

Tasty Dairy Specialities, PUM Netherlands to set up dairy excellence centre in the city; PUM has assisted over 40,000 enterprises in three dozen countries.
By: Virendra Singh Rawat

Source: Business Standard



The dairy times

Private players get on to the milk bandwagon in the city

By: Nita Sathyendran

Source: The Hindu