The Tumakuru District known for historical temples and Educational Institutions is known for its coconut, a major commercial crop apart from groundnut, adopting Dairying as one of the main occupations with initiation of Dairy activities in 1975 today has more than 1197 functioning DCS covering 10 talukas.
The Union which established 60 TLPD dairy at Mallasandra was expanded to 1 LLPD and subsequently in 2013 to 3.25 LLPD.
It has chilling centers at Yediyur-60 TLPD, Sira-20 TLPD, Kibbanahalli-60 TLPD and Madhugiri-60 TLPD. Total chilling capacity 200 TLPD. There are 127 Bulk Milk Coolers, 641 Automatic Milk Collection Units in the union.
The union procures on an Average 7.28 lakh kg/day of milk and sales 3.49 lakh litres/per day and 0.50 lakh kgs per day curd.The Union also produces Butter, Ghee, SMP, Mysore Pak, Khova, Peda and Burfi.
Excellence: First milk union to turn around after availing the financial assistance under rehabilitation scheme of GOI.
Tumakuru Co-operative Milk Producers' Societies' Union Limited