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Akshayakalpa in deal with UK’s BII, Samunnati to finance farmers

Akshayakalpa in deal with UK’s BII, Samunnati to finance farmers - Dairy News 7X7

Akshayakalpa Organic has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with British International Investment plc (BII), the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, and Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Pvt Ltd to provide financing to up to 1,500 smallholder dairy farmers in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. The partnership will see BII extend guarantees for […]

Drinking milk is an acquired habit since around 10,000 years back

Drinking milk is an acquired habit since around 10,000 years back - Dairy News 7X7

Though Shashi Kumar, the co-founder and CEO of Akshayakalpa Organic, a farmer entrepreneurship initiative, was born into a farming family, it was never a career path his father wanted him to pursue.  “I am not the exception. He educated me out of farming to become an engineer,” recalls Shashi, who went on to spend close […]

Akshayakalpa Organic forays into organic F&V with ‘Greens’

Akshayakalpa Organic forays into organic F&V with ‘Greens’ - Dairy News 7X7

Akshayakalpa Organic, India’s first certified organic dairy company announces its foray into organic vegetable and fruits category with ‘Greens’. Under ‘Greens’, Akshayakalpa will offer organic Spinach, Tomato, Chilli, and Okra along with several other essential vegetables and fruits. Through continuous diversification, the company has managed to grow beyond dairy category and is now offering products […]

45% rise in milk production in Tamil Nadu in last 10 years

45% rise in milk production in Tamil Nadu in last 10 years - Dairy News 7X7

Milk production rose 45% over the past decade in Tamil Nadu, with the number of milch cows also rising 12%. On the market front, Tamil Nadu’s ecosystem allows private players to thrive unlike some states where the cooperative federations have a monopoly. The Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited, popularly known as ‘Aavin’, and private dairies […]