Dairy firm Hatsun Agro Production recently announced the expansion of its cattle feed production capacity of a unit located near Palani, Tamil Nadu with an investment of Rs 60 crore.
The production capacity has been increased to 1,000 tonnes per day from 650 tonnes per day. The new production line has been made operationalised, the company said in a statement.
“This expansion facilitates our intention for continuous and consistent support to our farmers who seek good quality feed for their cattle,” Hatsun Agro Chairman and Managing Director R G Chandramogan said.
The cattle feed has the best of ingredients and nutrients that improves the cattle’s health and milk yield, he said.
The company’s cattle feed unit had come into operation last year but the expansion was taken within a short span because of growing demand for its brand ‘Santosa’. About Rs 60 crore was invested for the expansion project.
The capacity enhancement will help to cater to the growing requirements of farmers across the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra.