The origin of Keladi dynasty, a junction of forest & drought areas covers 3 Districts - Shivamogga, Davanagere and Chitradurga. Here in the vicinity of the famous Jog Falls is situated, more than 1090 functioning DCSs in 19 taluks.
Shivamogga Dairy was established during 1991 to enable processing 150000 ltrs of milk per day. The Davanagere Dairy has a processing capacity of 60 TLPD.
It has chilling centers at Honnali-50 TLPD, Tadagani-40 TLPD, Anandapura-30 TLPD, Chitradurga-50 TLPD, Hosadurga-20 TLPD, B.G.Kere-05 TLPD,Challakere-10 TLPD .Total chilling capacity 205 TLPD. There is 64 Bulk Milk Coolers , 275 Automatic Milk Collection Units in the union.
The union procures on an Average 4.35 lakh kg/day of milk and sells 1.89 lakh litres/per day.The Union also produces Butter, Ghee, SMP, Paneer, Khova, Peda & Mysore Pak.
Excellence: Pioneer in promoting growing herbal medicinal plants by women farmers.
Shivamogga District Co-operative Milk Producers' Societies' Union Limited.