In an interview given to the daily news outlet The Week, GCMMF Managing Director R S Sodhi says that GCMMF’s annual turnover has grown to around Rs 33,000 crore in the financial year ending March, 2019 but the cooperative aims to raise it to 1 lakh crore in the next few years.
Rising from humble beginnings, GCMMF has transformed into the behemoth of the dairy sector in India. The legendary milk man Verghese Kurien was mainly instrumental in bringing about the transformation. Presently, GCMMF has 18 member unions and sprawls across 18,700 villages, says the daily news outlet Week.
GCMMF’ owns the Amul brand that sells products like butter, ghee, yoghurt, butter milk, lassi, flavoured milk and chocolates. Sodhi says he himself is a strong proponent of the idea of a continuous business diversification.
Amul recently rolled out new products such as fruit juices under the Amul Tru brand.