Mega milk plant coming up in Pulwama


Srinagar, Jan 26: Formica Foods, a social enterprise in collaboration with British Diary is setting up a mega milk plant in Industrial Growth Centre Lassipora. The 1,40,000 litre plant is expected to start production this summer.
 The plant will source milk from farmers in the Valley and will establish a Diary Farm with latest technology, a local news gathering agency said. The plant will produce liquid milk, yoghurt, smoothies, ice cream, frozen yoghurt and other dairy products.The promoters of the plant said: “We will fight hard to eliminate adulterated and sub-standard milk from the market.”
 Pertinently, a recent report has revealed that a major amount of milk sold in the state is adulterated often mixed with harmful substances.
 “Milk is an essential product and it is mostly consumed by children and infants. To us, it is a crime to profiteer from this basic need at the expense of babies and toddlers,” they said. Formica Foods also plans to develop dairy farming in the State and will assist entrepreneurs in establishing viable dairy farms along scientific lines.
 It will make available a team to assist entrepreneurs to prepare project reports and obtain bank financing and Government subsidies, as well as facilitating access to the latest scientific techniques to boost milk yield and improve quality.

Lastupdate on : Thu, 26 Jan 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 IST

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