Category- Processing and Manufacturing.
Founder- D. Sunil Reddy.
Headquarters- Hyderabad, Telangana.
Area served- India.
Key people- Anjaneyulu Ganji, Venkat Krishna Reddy Busireddy.
Products- milk, curd, ghee, buttermilk, paneer, ice cream, flavour milk,
yogurt, and milk-based sweets.
Revenue- 14,170.35 Cr.
Number of employees- 2100 plus.
Dodla Dairy is a public Limited Company, its headquarters and corporate office at Hyderabad, India. The company was founded in 1995 by D. Sunil Reddy later it was incorporated in the same year. Dodla Dairy is engaged in the procurement, processing, distribution, and marketing of milk and dairy products.
Dodla Dairy is an incorporated company, it was established in 1995 by D. Sunil Reddy. The company started production in the Nellore plant in 1997. Dodla commenced new production plants between the years 2001 to 2011. They located their production plants in Penumuru, Palamaner, Badvel, Sattenapalle, Tanuku, Tumkur, and one more milk production plant and SMP Plant at Nellore. In 2014, Dodla dairy acquired the Lakeside dairy plant in Uganda, Africa, and started operations. It also established a new UTH plant in Indargi and a large Dairy farm at Pulivendula.
In 2018, Dodla dairy established its first fully automated dairy plant at Gundrampally, Hyderabad, and Also acquired the land for a new processing plant in Rajahmundry. It has started an ice-cream production unit in the Hyderabad plant and by the end of the year, Company implemented the SAP across the organizations.
In 2019, Dodla Dairy Limited commenced its second fully-automated dairy commission at Chendurthi, East Godavari. After that Dodla acquired the KC dairy with two dairy plants (2.5 LLDD) and 10 MTD powder plants at Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. The company acquired another one incorporating OrgaFeed Pvt. Ltd and M/s Bharthi feed mixing plant near Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Products and Production Plants-
Dodla dairy mainly focused on processing, procurement, and distribution network of milk and dairy products. Its product portfolio consists of milk, curd, ghee, buttermilk, doodh peda, paneer, ice cream, flavour milk, yogurt, and milk-based sweets.
The company owns 13 milk processing and packaging plants across various places in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu. All plant locations are Nellore, Hyderabad, Kurnool, Tumkur, Palamaneru, Rajahmundry, Penamuru, Koppal, Palacode, Sattenapalle, Badvel, Batlagundu, and Vedasandur. The combined processing and packaging capacity of these plants is 1.70 million litres of raw milk per day. Dodla dairy has subsidiaries in Singapore, Uganda, and Kenya.
Dodla Dairy collects raw milk and it is the key raw material for processing units. The company’s procurement operations plants spread over Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Karnataka. It procured 1.03 million litres of milk per day and collected from 1,09,670 farmers across the 6,771 villages through 6,285 DDCC’r 272 procurement routes, 254 dairy farms, and 94 chilling centres as of March 2021.
The company’s processing operations plants are spread across the 13 locations in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu with an aggregate capacity of 1.70 million litres of milk per day. The Nellore and Vedasundur plant installed capacity is 15000 and 10000 kgs per day respectively. It has a fully automated processing line and maintains high product quality standards.
Distribution and Marketing-
The company sells the product under the Dodla Dairy brand name in India. Dodla Dairy Limited distributed milk through 40 sales offices, 3285 distribution agents, and 544 milk products distributors.
- Dodla Dairy Gundrampally Plant certified by ISO 22000: 2015.
- ISO 5001: 2011 for Energy Management system at Nellore & Palamner plants.
- BIS Certification for skim milk production at Nellore Plant.
- ISO 22000: 2018 Food Safety Management Certification for Nellore, Palamanner, Badvel, Palacode, Kurnool, Chendurthi plant, Kambainallur, and Kalwakurthy CC.
- FSSAI registration for all processing plants and chilling centres.
- ISO 27001: 2013 Certification for information security management system for the corporate office.
Awards and Achievements-
- TVs Business leader Award 2015 to BVK Reddy, CEO of Dodla dairy limited.
- HMTV Business Excellence Awards 2018 for Best Agri/ Food processing company Jury Dodla dairy limited.
- CFO Hemanth Kundavaram has won the CFO 100 Roll of Honour Award for his contribution to FEMA for two consecutive years 2017-18 and 2018-19.
- Dodla Dairy (Gundrampally Plant) received the National Cold Chain Award 2018.
Dodla Dairy IPO-
Dodla dairy launched its IPO to raise Rs 520 Crore. IPO has listed on BSE and NSE on 28 June 2021. Dodla Dairy stock opened with a 28.50% premium at Rs 550 on the NSE and a 23.20% premium at Rs 528 on BSE.
Dodla Sunil Reddy
Dodla Sesha Reddy
Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Area Served- Worldeide