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Amul Dairy to enter US market; launching three dairy products

The facility has been set up under a tripartite agreement between Amul Dairy, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) that markets brand Amul and New Jersey based NRI businessman Piyush Patel.

By Franchise India Bureau
Amul Dairy to enter US market; launching three dairy products

Amul Dairy, which is already a hit in India is entering the US market soon, according to a report published by the Economic Times.

Amul has started the production of its three dairy products at the US plant located at Waterloo village in New York.

The plant, located 350 miles away from New Jersey is home-grown Amul's first manufacturing facility outside India.

The facility has been set up under a tripartite agreement between Amul Dairy, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) that markets brand Amul and New Jersey based NRI businessman Piyush Patel.

"After receiving Gujarat government's approval a fortnight back, we have started production of ghee (clarified butter), paneer (cottage cheese) and shrikhand (a sweet dish made of yogurt) at the US plant last week," said Dr K Rathnam, MD, Amul Dairy.

The facility which is spread over three acres set up by Patel with an investment of $9 million has initial capacity of manufacturing 50 tonnes of shrikhand, 100 tonnes of paneer and 200 tonnes of ghee per month.

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