To launch more value added products.
Kwality Ltd, the Indian dairy firm plans to invest Rs 300 crore in the next fiscal to expand its milk procurement operations and launch more value added products.
The company posted a turnover of Rs 3,700 crore in 2012-13 and is looking at a growth of 20-25 percent this year. Commenting on the same, Sanjay Dhingra, MD & Chairman, Kwality Ltd, said, “We procure about 28 lakh litre milk per day of which five lakh litre is purchased directly through our 22 milk chilling centres. We want to strengthen our milk procurement capacity.”
The company has also plans to launch value-added dairy products like flavoured milk, yoghurt, cheese and ultra-high temperature (UHT) milk. Talking about the investment, Sidhant Gupta, Director, Kwality Ltd, said, “The investment could be around Rs 250-300 crore explaining that the launch of value-added products would boost the company's profit margins.”