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Introduction:  
Dairy Products
India now has indisputably the world's biggest dairy industry—at least in terms of milk production; last year India produced close to 100 million tonnes of milk, 15% more than the US and three times as much as the much-heralded new growth champ, China. Appropriately, India also produces the biggest directory or encyclopaedia of any world dairy industry. The dairy sector in the India has shown remarkable development in the past decade and India has now become one of the largest producers of milk and value-added milk products in the world.
The individual products under this sub-head are as below:
Butter Fresh Butter MilK
Butter Oil Fresh Cheese
Milk & Cream in Powder Milk for Babies
Other Fat Skimmed milk powder
Other milk power Whole Milk
Ghee  
Areas of Production:  
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are the major production area of Dairy Products in India.
India Facts and Figures :  
India's Export of Dairy products was 87824.19 MT to the world for the worth of Rs. 1412.09 crores during the year 2012-13.
Major Export Destinations (2012-13) : Bangladesh, Egypt Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Yemen.