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Sid’s Farm Secures $10 Million to Expand Premium Dairy Operations in Hyderabad and Bengaluru

by Kehinde Giwa
  • Sid’s Farm, a direct-to-consumer dairy brand, raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Omnivore and Narotam Sekhsaria’s family office to enhance operations in Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
  • The funds will be used to improve manufacturing capabilities and build a strong team to meet the rising demand for high-quality dairy products.
  • Founded in 2016, Sid’s Farm serves over 25,000 customers, sources milk directly from farmers, and ensures rigorous quality testing for nutrient-dense, additive-free milk.
  • The investment aims to accelerate growth and expand the brand’s reach to over 100,000 families, with a focus on providing fresh, responsibly sourced dairy products.

Sid’s Farm, a direct-to-consumer dairy brand operating in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, has raised $10 million in Series A funding, the company announced on Tuesday.

The latest funding round was led by venture capital firm Omnivore and the family office of Narotam Sekhsaria, founder of Ambuja Cements.

Sid’s Farm plans to use the funds to solidify its presence in Hyderabad and Bengaluru by enhancing manufacturing capabilities to meet the growing demand for high-quality dairy products. 

Additionally, the firm aims to build a robust team to attract and retain top talent across various functions.

Founded in 2016, Sid’s Farm is a prominent mass premium dairy brand based in Hyderabad, serving over 25,000 customers across the two cities. 

The company sources milk directly from farmers and conducts rigorous quality testing throughout the supply chain to ensure nutrient-dense, additive-free milk.

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“This investment will be instrumental in accelerating our growth trajectory and enabling us to provide fresh, healthy, and responsibly sourced food to a wider audience in Hyderabad and Bengaluru,” said Kishore Indukuri, Founder of Sid’s Farm. “We believe there is an opportunity to serve over 100,000 families every day in these markets alone.”

Indukuri, an IIT Kharagpur alumnus, completed his post-graduation and doctorate in material sciences from the University of Massachusetts and worked with Intel Corporation for nearly seven years before returning to India to venture into agriculture. 

Sid’s Farm began operations with whole buffalo and cow milk and has since diversified into curd, paneer, ghee, butter, dairy beverages, and dairy-based desserts.

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Reihem Roy, Partner at Omnivore, highlighted the significant growth potential of the Indian dairy industry, projected to reach Rs 49,953 billion by 2032 according to IMARC Group reports. 

“Premium dairy brands and products over D2C platforms are expected to lead this growth,” said Roy. “We see Sid’s Farm emerging as a key player in this space with its commitment to antibiotic-free, hormone-free, preservative-free milk and milk products.”

Narayanan Venkitraman of NSFO emphasised that ventures like Sid’s Farm, offering honest solutions to genuine concerns, will drive future consumption habits.

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