The place of temples like Dharmastala, Udupi - a panorama of palm fringed beaches & enchanting forests between the western ghats & the Arabian Sea with popular crops like Arecanut, Cocoa & Coconut. There are more than 722 functioning DCSs covering Mangalore & Udupi Districts. The Milk Union has two dairy plants with a capacity of 4.00 TLPD at Mangalore and 80 TLPD at Manipal, which are over utilized.
It has one chilling centre at Puttur with capacity of 40 TLPD. There are 118 Bulk Milk Coolers and 703 Automatic Milk Collection units in the union.
The unions procures on an Average of 4.43 lakh kgs/day of milk and sells 3.42 lakh litres/day and 0.58 lakh kgs per day curd.The Union also produces Ghee, Cream, Nandini Bite, Mysorepak and Peda.
Excellence: Highest patronage of pouring member producers; Highest milk procurement price to producers; Highest per animal off take of Cattle Feed, much above the standards set by any nutritional Board.
Dakshina Kannada District Co-operative Milk Producers' Societies' Union Limited