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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....
05 February 2018
View news from India AAP Govt Defends Law Criminalising Consumption of Beef
INDIA - The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, English: Common Man's Party) government on Monday defended in the Delhi High Court a law criminalising possession and consumption of beef in the national capital, saying the state was obligated under the Constitution...
02 February 2018
View news from India Kerala College Shuts Down Over Beef Row
INDIA - With increased tension at Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad (CUCEK) campus over the 'beef row', authorities have decided to indefinitely close down the campus....
30 January 2018
View news from India Muslim Clerics to Vouch for 'No Beef Menu' Before Wedding
INDIA - Soon Muslim clerics in Haryana may have to vouch for a "no-beef menu" at wedding ceremonies. The absence of beef from the menu on such occasions will have to be certified by the clerics without which the "nikah" ceremony may not be solemnised....
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....
11 January 2018
View news from India Goa Chief Minister Backs Beef Traders
INDIA - In an apparent snub to 'gau rakshaks' (Hindu nationalist right-wing federation of cattle protection movements), Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today that if anybody interferes in the legal import of beef would be punished, a day after...
10 January 2018
View news from India Goa Beef Traders Call Off Strike on Assurance of Police Protection for Meat Transportation
INDIA - Beef traders in Goa called off their four-day-old strike on Tuesday as the BJP-led coalition government assured them that the meat would be imported from Karnataka under police protection, a traders association chief said....
09 January 2018
View news from India Supreme Court Fixes Final Beef Ban Hearing in February
UK - The Supreme Court today listed for final disposal a batch of pleas challenging the Bombay High Court verdict decriminalising the possession of beef in case of animals slaughtered outside the state....
08 January 2018
View news from India Beef Shortage in Goa as Karnataka Abattoirs Refuse Meat Supply
INDIA - Goa is likely to face a shortage of beef for the next couple of days as slaughterhouses in neighbouring Karnataka have refused to supply meat till the government takes steps to stop harassment by cow vigilante groups, an official said....
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 BJP, PDP Leaders Eat Beef, Pork Together, Claims MLA
INDIA - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) leaders eat beef and pork together, National Conference leader Akbar Lone claimed on Saturday....
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...
17 August 2017
View news from India UP, MP May Buy Maha's Instant Beef Testing Kits
INDIA - Members of the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) as well as officers of the Madhya Pradesh Police earlier this month met with their Maharashtra counterpart to learn more about the instant beef testing kits being used in the...
14 August 2017
View news from India Law Itself Allows Cattle Slaughter, SC Tells Central Govt
INDIA - If slaughtering cattle for food or religious sacrifice is allowed under the Prevention of Cruelty Act, why did the government ban the sale of cattle for these purposes in the new livestock market rules, the Supreme Court asked the Centre on Friday....
 
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