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Amul Dairy & Chocolate Factory, Anand in Ahmedabad

Summer: 32 to 44° C (Extremely hot)

Winter: 10 to 26° C (Pleasant weather)

Monsoon:  June to September (Heavy rainfalls)

Best time to visit:  November to February(pleasant and cool weather)

Opening Time: Based on prior appointment for visitors
Closing Time: Based on prior appointment for visitors
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The small town of Anand in the Kaira District of Gujarat features the most important and renowned attraction – Amul Dairy and Chocolate Factory. Managed by Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.,Amul Dairy was the outcome of the White Revolution in India that made India the largest milk producers.
Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL) means ‘amulya’ in Sanskrit, which signifies ‘purity.’ The reason behind establishing Amul Dairy and Chocolate Factory was to curb the exploitation and adulteration practiced by the middlemen. Started from a small town of Gujarat, Amul Dairy has extended over International Market like Mauritius, Singapore, Hong Kong, China,Japan, and Australia.
Crowned as one of the largest milk producers of the world, Amul Dairy is the biggest and the celebrated vegetarian cheese brand of the world. Renowned as the largest food chain of India, Amul Dairy is the leading producers of chocolates, milk powder, cheese, and milk, milk products.
While on the factory trip, you can also visit some of the other interesting nearby attractions viz. Hanuman Temple, Dakor Temple and local market.


Road: The road to reach Amul Factory is well developed and maintained.Anand is locatedabout 80 km. from Ahmedabad. The city is located about 101 km. from the state capital, Gandhinagar.

Railway: Anand Railway Station(about 4 km.) is the nearest railway station. It is well connected with other cities of the country through rail.

Airway: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad (about 84 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Anand. You can take a taxi from the Taxi Stand outside airport to reach Anand. State transport buses also run from airport to Anand.