Amul, a brand owned by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union in Gujarat, will set up its seventh centralised milk processing plant at Sankrail food park in Howrah. The proposed plant will manufacture UHD milk, yoghurt and ghee besides normal milk.
“We have got around 17 acres in the food park from West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation to set up our centralised milk processing plant in the country,” Managing Director Amul Dairy K Rathnam said. Work on the plant would start in 2017 and is expected to be completed by 2018-end, he said. “We have earmarked an investment of Rs 200 crore. We also plan to set up a spray dried milk manufacturing unit in the same location,” Rathnam told reporters while inaugurating a cattle feed plant of India Dairy Ltd, one of the third party milk packaging units in the state.