KMF launches high-nutrition cattle feed to expand reach

 Karnataka Milk Federation on Saturday launched a range of new products including high-nutrition cattle feed, to expand its market reach.

New choco-chips tutti frutti ice cream, Shrikhand, real thick curd packs, mango lassi, Badam magic Milk, dairy whiteners (sachet), cookies (coconut, sweet and salt and salt) were all launched on the second day of the 61st All India Co-Operation Celebration in the City. 

These products would be available in the market from Sunday. Nandini Gold, a high-nutrition cattle feed made of corn was also launched on the occasion. 

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who launched the new products, said that KMF had surpassed its target of procuring 60 lakh litres of milk per year. He added that the production would reach 150 litres in the next ten years.

“At present, thee are 12,600 milk producers’ co-operative societies with 23 lakh members. It has been estimated that there will be 20,000 societies in the next ten years,” the chief minister said.

Minister for Co-operation 

H S Mahadeva Prasad said as much as 2.5 lakh tonnes os corn was required for producing high-nutrition cattle feed. 

“It has been proposed that corn should be purchased from farmers directly,” he said. The minister disclosed that training centre for co-operative societies would soon be started at Mysore. 

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