Warana valley owes its revolutionary socio-economic development to the great visionary late Shri V.A. alias Tatyasaheb Kore. Warana Sahakari Sakhar Karkhna Ltd., established in 1955. Warana Coop Sugar factory provided income source for 10-15% farmers having irrigation facility. To improve economic condition of remaining 85-90% landless labor and small holding farmers the ‘Warana Dairy’ one of the successful co-operative dairy, was established in 1968, with noble purpose of providing an additional income to the farmers from surrounding villages. This revolutionary movement crossed the turnover of Rs 900 crores per annum.The dairy has acquired the ISO 9001-2008 and H.A.C.C.P. food safety certificate. The dairy has most hygienic plant of milk processing with the capacity of 10 lac liters per day. Warana Shrikhand has set a record of highest selling in India. It’s also one of the most popular product in Maharashtra. Along with Warana Shrikhand an indigenous Indian Sweet, Warana Milk Powder, UHT Milk in Tetra Pack. The dairy also produces various Milk and Milk products like Pasteurized Milk, Ghee, Butter, Cheese, Paneer, Chass, Dahi, lassi, ice cream, Packaged Drinking Water and many more. Milk powder is produced in a quantity of 65 metric tons per day, it is exported to gulf countries like Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Sarah, African countries, Bangaldesh, china. All this stands as a solid proof of warana’s quality. Soon these products will be exported to European countries, US, UK, Russia, South Africa and Bharain etc.
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