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 702 functioning DCSs covering Mangalore & Udupi Districts. The Milk Union has two dairy plants with a capacity of 4 LLPD at Mangalore and 0.80 LLPD at Manipal, which are over utilized.
It has one chilling center at Puttur with a capacity of 40 TLPD. There are 95 Bulk Milk Coolers and 602 Automatic Milk Collection units in the union.
The unions procures on an Average of 3.86 lakh kgs/day of milk and sells 3.26 lakh litres/day.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