Kal-Mer Dairy and Milk Processing Enterprise (Kalmer) was established in 2012 with six members with the aim of producing milk and processing products for the local market (raw milk, cheese in 12 kinds, yoghurt, butter, and pasteurized milk and food butter). It is located at Addis Ketema Sub- City of Hawassa City, SNNPR. Kalmer formed based on an initial capital of approximately 2600 USD, which they used to purchase two cows. Over the past two years, Kalmer has steadily grown and it now has 14 cows and developed market relationships, including with 40 hotels. In addition, Kalmer operates three milk retail shops in Hawassa, Kalmer employs 22 people.
Purpose of Grant
The purpose of the proposed grant is to enable Kalmer to expand their processing activities from 700 liters of milk per day to 3000 liters, to convert to selling pasteurized products, and to improve the quality of their dairy products by utilizing cold chain technology.
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