Katraj Dairy was incorporated in 1960 with an intension of providing an organized facility of milk collection for the village level farmers situated in Pune district. Katraj Dairy started with milk collection of about 0.30 lakh (30.000) litres per day in the first year of operation and today, has steadily grown to over 1.50 lakh (0.15 million) litres per day and has a financial turnover of over Rs.150 crores (Rs.1500 million / US$ 33 million)
Katraj Dairy has acheived ISO 9001:2000 & HACCP certification from DNV in Oct. 2006 & maintained. In Oct. 2009 Dairy has acheived ISO 9001:2008 & HACCP 2006 Dutch Standard from Det Norskey Veritus.
Katraj Dairy with its eight chilling plants and 12 BMC spread almost all over the district has an installed milk handling capacity of over 5 lakh (0.50 million) liters per day. The main plant of Katraj is equipped with modern Pasteurizer, homogenizer, Cream separator, Ghee processing, automatic packing of milk and milk products and other quality testing devices and well equipped labs. Katraj Dairy has an installed processing capacity of 2 lakh (0.2 million) liters per day.
Katraj dairy manufactures / Distributes milk and milk products like Pasteurized/ Homogenized-Cow milk ,Tonned milk , Double tonned milk ,Standardized Milk, Full cream milk,Cow & Buffello Cream and Ghee, Shrikhand, Amrakhand, Malai Paneer, Dahi, Flavoured Milk, Lassi, Jeera Tak, Table Butter, Milk Powder, Softy Ice cream, pedha , Khoa and in the near future plans to introduce sterilized milk in 200ml bottle and hard icecream with different flavours in different pack sizes..
All these products are available at Katraj owned parlours at various locations in Pune City and through appointed distributors and retailing circuits. Very soon, Katraj plans to introduce an online ordering system for its distributors/ retailers and consumers.
Katraj products have been in use in thousands of homes in Pune since 1961. Katraj Milk, Katraj Ghee, Katraj Shrikhand, Katraj Amrakhand,Katraj Lassi,Katraj Jeera tak (buttermilk) , Katraj cream have made Katraj a leading food brand in Western Maharashtra. Today Katraj is a symbol of high-quality milk products sold at reasonable prices, the genesis of a vast co-operative network triumph of indigenous technology, the marketing savvy of a farmers' organization.