With an investment of 50 crores an ice cream plant of Hassan Milk Union with a capacity of 10,000 liters per day inaugurated by union chairman H. D. Revanna. Over 85 varieties are available in the market in the price brand that starts with Rs.4 to Rs.40.
The milk union has got into an understanding with Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) to supply 5,000 litres of ice-cream daily. “Of the 10,000 litres of ice-cream produced every day, 5,000 litres will go to GCMMF with the brand name Amul. The remaining will be released to the market,” Revanna said.
The milk union has got into a considerate with Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) to supply 5,000 litres of ice-cream daily. The chairman said the union has offered for another unit at Rs. 120 crore where milk could be filled in bottles and flavoured milk in small packs. “We are securing machinery with the capacity to fill 30,000 bottles an hour. The proposal has been submitted to the Karnataka Milk Federation. Tenders will be floated soon.”
The union recorded a turnover of Rs. 1,200 in the financial year of 2017-18 with a net profit of Rs. 5 crore. “We have decided to return Rs. 2.5 crore of the profit to milk producers by increasing procurement price by Rs. 1 per litre. Farmers would get Rs. 25.5 per litre,” he said.
He flagged off a truck designed to carry ice-cream products to retailers. “This is the best ice-cream making plant in south India. We have secured high-quality automotive machinery from Italy.”