Telangana now home to India’s largest ice cream manufacturing unit


Hyderabad: Ice cream lovers across the country now have a big reason to head to Telangana. The state currently has the largest ice cream manufacturing unit in the country, which is also operated by one of India’s most popular names. The mega ice cream plant became a reality with the commissioning of a seven ton […]

Updated – 19:05, Thursday – 10 November 22

Hyderabad: Ice cream lovers across the country now have a big reason to head to Telangana. The state currently has the largest ice cream manufacturing unit in the country, which is also operated by one of India’s most popular names.

Mega ice cream plant became a reality in Zaheerabad with Hatsun Agro Products Ltd popularly known as Arun Ice Creams and Ibaco commissioning a seven tonne per day chocolate processing plant and a 100 tonne per day ice cream manufacturing plant.

Announcing this here on Thursday, IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao said that with this Rs 400 crore investment, Hatsun’s total investment in Telangana was Rs 600 crore. Calling it a testimony of the ongoing ‘white revolution’ in Telangana, the minister said the unit would procure 10 lakh liters of milk per day for the benefit of 5,000 local milk farmers. It will also provide employment to 1,500 people, he said.

“Hatsun is pleased to share the commissioning of 7 Tons per day Chocolate processing plant and 100 T per day ice cream manufacturing plant, trading as Arun Ice creams & Ibaco, Zahirabad in Telangana currently has India’s largest ice cream manufacturing unit. India.”(sic), he tweeted.

The company manages more than 4,000,000 farmers every day, spread across more than 10,000 villages in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra. HAP markets its milk and curd under the ‘Arokya’ and ‘Hatsun’ brands in these States through its distribution network and “HAP Daily” outlets. It plans to open more outlets in new markets like Maharashtra, Kerala, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Jharkhand, while deepening its presence in the strong markets of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

HAP is leveraging the mega cold storage facilities located in various states at Shadnagar in Telangana. The turnover of the company in March this year was around 6,396 million and the profit after tax was 218 million. It employed around 5,500 employees and more than 7,000 contract and temporary workers.

• Hatsun commissions a 7 ton per day chocolate processing plant

• It also puts into operation a 100-ton ice cream manufacturing plant per day

• It invests 400 million, the cumulative investment in TS is 600 million

• It will procure 10 lakh liters of milk per day

• It will provide employment to 1,500 people



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