|Type||Subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board|
|Industry||Milk and Dairy Products|
|Manish Bandlish (Managing Director)|
|Revenue||₹11,000 crore ($1.6 Billion) (2020)|
|Owner||National Dairy Development Board|
(Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India)
Mother Dairy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board which is a statutory body under the ownership of Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying of the Government of India that manufactures, markets and sells milk, dairy products, edible oil and fruits & vegetables. Mother Dairy was founded in 1974, as a subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).
Mother Dairy was commissioned in 1974 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), under ‘Operation Flood. It was an initiative under Operation Flood, a dairy development program aimed at making India a milk sufficient nation. Mother Dairy sources a significant part of its requirement of liquid milk from dairy cooperatives and village level farmer centric organizations.
The company originally focused on Delhi and other parts of the National Capital Region (NCR), and has 1500 milk booths and 300 safal outlets in the market. It later expanded to other regions in India. It currently sells milk, milk products, under Mother Dairy brand and fresh fruits and vegetables through 400 Safal outlets and frozen vegetables, pulses and honey under "Safal" brand and manufactures and markets edible oils under the "Dhara" brand.
The company sells milk products under the "Mother Dairy" brand, and is a leading milk supplier in Delhi-NCR, and sells around 30 lakh litres of milk per day in this region. It is also currently the only dairy company to offer other products in diverse fields like fruits, vegetables, edible oils, milk and dairy products and packaged sweets in addition to milk.
Safal is the fruit and vegetable arm of Mother Dairy. It operates a large number of fruit and vegetable stores in the NCR, and also has a significant presence in Bengaluru. Safal also has a plant in Bengaluru, which produces around 23,000 MT of aseptic fruit pulp and concentrates annually. It supplies to food processing companies such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Unilever, Nestle, etc. Safal also has a presence across 40 countries viz., USA, Europe, Russia, Middle East, Asia and Africa and exports Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (Grapes, Banana, Gherkin, Onion, etc.), Fruit Pulp & Concentrate, Frozen Fruits & Vegetables, etc. It also added some limited sweets in its portfolio and had been expanding it gradually.
Sandwich bread, Brown bread, and a first in the category, Milk and Fruit bread for kids, are the three variants launched by Mother Dairy as its breakfast basket in July 2020. The cost of them are as follows
|Item Name ||Weight||Cost|
|Fruit and Milk Bread||150g||₹15|
Mother Dairy is also present into edible oils segment under the brand name Dhara, which was launched under the Operation Golden Flow program of NDDB.
Mother Dairy opens first restaurant 'Café Delights' in Noida and plans more outlets in Delhi.
As of 2020, Mother Dairy has a revenue over ₹10,000 crore rupees or nearly $1.6 Billion.
Mother Dairy sells Milk and other milk products under the Mother Dairy brand.
Mother Dairy Lassi (Sweet, Mango, Strawberry, Mishti Doi Lassi)
In July 2020, Mother Dairy entered into selling bread in its business and also formalised plans to target to more than double its revenue to ₹25,000 crore in the next five years from this segment which was around ₹10,500 crore in year 2019.
In November 2020, Mother Dairy had rolled out a new campaign #KhushbooApnepanKi focusing on Mother Dairy Ghee, which is aimed at highlighting, showcasing and evoking nostalgia and stimulating togetherness in winter and is planned for three-months which will be advertised across print, digital, radio and outdoor mediums, and is targeted to create awareness and enhance brand affinity for Mother Dairy Ghee amongst its consumers.
Currently Mother Dairy is manufacturing and marketing its edible oils under the "Dhara" brand.
In January 2021,company had launched three packaged food products – frozen drumsticks, frozen cut okra and frozen Haldi paste cubes – under its Safal brand on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and these new products in horticulture are sourced from tribals of Jharkhand which will help tribals with newer markets and will positively impact livelihood of tribals. With the addition of these vegetables frozen vegetable portfolio now offers 6 vegetable type options. The company is selling fresh fruits and vegetables through around 400 Safal outlets. The "Safal" brand currently also includes Frozen vegetables, pulses and honey.
Mother Dairy used to sell five packaged sweets – Milk Cake, Orange Mawa Barfi, Frozen Rasmalai, Gulab Jamun and Rasgulla and had recently launched two new varieties of sweets – Mathura peda and mewa atta laddoo. In year 2021 the organisation is targeting ₹100 crore sales from this new combinations.