Contains 99.7 percent milk fat. Manufactured by melting fresh cream under hygienic conditions. Milma ghee has the ideal golden yellow color due to presence of natural carotene in cow milk. (In contrast, ghee manufactured from buffalo milk is white in color). No artificial colors or flavors are added in Milma ghee. Natural aroma and flavor of ghee is retained since ghee is produced directly from fresh cream instead of going in for melting stored butter.
Well-known by the popular sobriquet ‘milma’, Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF) was formed in 1980 as a state adjunct of the National Dairy Program ‘Operation Flood’. It is a three-tiered organization. The farmer memberships that stood at 45000 during take over from the erstwhile KLD&MM Board during 1983 has grown to over 9.77 lakhs through 3315 milk Co-operatives by Februay 2019. These primary societies are grouped under three Regional Co-operative Milk Producers’ Unions viz TRCMPU for Thiruvananthapuram region, ERCMPU for Ernakulam region and MRCMPU for Malabar region. At the apex level KCMMF functions from the headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram. From the different units managed directly by KCMMF and the various units under regional unions MILMA produces and distributes pasteurized Vitamin – A enriched milk and various milk-based products as well as mango drink throughout the state. MILMA has been instrumental in achieving the national goal of self-sufficiency in milk production in the state. The goal of KCMMF is “The socio-economic progress of the dairy farmer through procuring, processing and marketing of milk”. Still the goal is receding as Kerala enjoys one of the highest ranges of per capita milk consumption. KCMMF is totally content in the realization of this vision which was set before it. KCMMF has achieved the distinction in its performance by close association and bond with National Dairy Development Board, Animal Husbandry Department and Dairy Development Department of the State and Kerala Livestock Development Board. Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), popularly called ‘milma’ was established in April, 1980 with is head office at Thiruvananthapuram for the successful implementation of ‘Operation Flood’ Program in Kerala.