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 1174 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-30 TLPD, Kibbanahalli-60 TLPD and Madhugira-60 TLPD. Total chilling capacity 210 TLPD. There are 81 Bulk Milk Coolers, 641 Automatic Milk Collection Units in the union.
The union procures on an Average 6.54 lakh kg/day of milk and sales 30.2 lakh litres/per day.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