About Us

Mother Dairy was set up in 1974 under the Operation Flood Programme. A wholly owned company of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). Mother Dairy manufactures, markets & sells milk and milk products under the Mother Dairy brand (Milk, Cultured Products, Ice Creams, Paneer and Ghee), Dhara range of edible oils, Safal range of fresh Fruit & vegetables, Frozen Vegetables, Processed Fruit & Vegetable Products, Fruit Pulps & Concentrates in bulk aseptic packaging and fruit juices at a national level through its sales and distribution networks for marketing food items.

Mother Dairy sources significant part of its requirement of liquid milk from dairy cooperatives. Similarly, Mother Dairy sources fruits and vegetables from farmers / growers associations. Mother Dairy also contributes to the cause of oilseeds grower cooperatives that manufacture/ pack the Dhara range of edible oils by undertaking to nationally market all Dhara products. It is Mother Dairy’s constant endeavor to ensure that milk producers and farmers regularly and continually receive market prices by offering quality milk, milk products and other food products to consumers at competitive prices and uphold institutional structures that empower milk producers and farmers through processes that are equitable.

At  Mother Dairy, processing of milk is controlled by process automation whereby state-of-the-art microprocessor technology is adopted to integrate and completely automate all functions of the milk processing areas to ensure high product quality/ reliability and safety. Mother Dairy is an ISO 9001:2008 (QMS), ISO 22000:2005 (FSMS) and ISO 14001:2004 (EMS) certified organization. Mother Dairy has Certificate of Approval from Export Inspection Council of India also. Moreover, its Quality Assurance Laboratory is certified by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratory (NABL)-Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Mother Dairy markets approximatley 3.2 million litres of milk daily in the markets of Delhi, Mumbai, Saurashtra and Hyderabad. Mother Dairy milk has a market share of 66% in the branded sector in Delhi where it sells 2.5 million litres of milk daily and undertakes its marketing operations through around 1400 retail outlets and over 1000 exclusive outlets of Mother Dairy.

The company derives significant competitive advantage from its unique distribution network of bulk vending milk booths, retail outlets and mobile units. Mother Dairy ice creams launched in the year 1995 have shown continuous growth over the years and today boasts of approximately 62% market share in Delhi and NCR. Mother Dairy also manufactures and markets a wide range of dairy products that include Butter, Mishti Doi, Paneer, Dahi, Ghee, Cheese, UHT Milk, Probiotic Products, Lassi & Flavoured Milk and most of these products are available across the country.

Safal is the market leader in the organized fruit & vegetable retail business in Delhi NCR where it sells an average of 300 MT/day through a network of 350+ exclusive retail outlets under brand name Safal/ Safal Pure Veg, supported by a state-of-the-art large and ultramodern Central Distribution Facility located in Delhi with an annual capacity to handle and process 2,00,000 MT of fresh fruits and vegetables. Safal today operates the largest number of F&V Stores in Delhi NCR and has further expansion plans in place.  Retail Outlets are also present in Bangalore under the brand name Safal Daily Fresh.

Safal has a prominent presence in Export market spread 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.  A state-of-the-art fruit processing plant of fruit handling capacity of 15,000 MT annually, setup in 1996 at Mumbai supplies quality products in the international market. With increasing demand another state-of-the-art fruit processing plant has been set up at Bangalore with fruit handling capacity of around 50,000 MT annually.


The Dhara range of edible oils is marketed by Motherdairy. Today it is one of the leading brand of edible oils and is available across the country in over 2,00,000 outlets. The brand is known for its PURITY and focuses on the indigenous oil. The brand is currently available in the following variants: Refined Vegetable Oil , Refined Soybean Oil, Refined Sunflower Oil, Refined Rice Bran Oil, Kachi Ghani Mustard Oil and Filtered Groundnut Oil.


Mother Dairy has over the past 3 decades, harnessed the power of farmer cooperatives to deliver a range of delicious products and bring a smile on your face.