Tumkur milk union assures supply of pure and fresh milk to customers. This is achieved by having stringent Quality Control mechanism in place.
Quality control activities are structured as below:
Milk quality testing received from co-operative societies
Tumkur Milk Union is authorized to grade the ghee manufactured by it for AGMARK grading and the laboratory is approved by AGMARK authority under GOI rules.
Tumkur dairy was established during 1981 with a processing capacity of 60,000 litres of milk. Subsequently, during 2005, under Perspective plan the capacity has been increased to 1 lakh litres per day. At present, the dairy is processing , packing and selling about 2.30 lakh litres of milk. Apart from this, the dairy is producing Curds,Masala butter milk, Peda, Mysore pak and Ghee. In its fold, there are four chilling centres located in Yediyur (60TLPD capacity), Sira (20TLPD), K.B. Cross (60TLPD) and Madhugiri (60TLPD). For the past few years, the milk procurement and sales increased beyond our expectation.The average milk procurement by the end of 2017-18 would be 6.20 Lakh kgs per day and liquid milk sales is projected to 2.50 LLPD. Based on this estimation, National Dairy Development Board has taken up the expansion work for enhancing the Dairy processing capacity to 3.25 LLPD on turnkey project and completed by September 2013 @ Rs. 19.50 crores.