"A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step"

-Lao-Tzu, Chinese philosopher

Since its inception, Keventer has grown from strength to strength, employing more than 1,100 employees while forging partnerships with some of the most reputed corporate houses such as Tata Housing, Parle Agro, and ITC.

At Keventer, every day is a new journey, with new discoveries and innovations. Be it at our farm, or at our factory or with our customers. Take a trip with us on our journey from inception till date…

  • 2017 ~ 2021
  • 2005 ~ 2016
  • 1904 ~ 2004
  • 1873 ~ 1899
  • 1854 ~ 1870
  • Keventer celebrates 25 years of Metro Dairy. Launch of tea milk product- Metro Special Milk. Re-launch of Metro Cow Milk. Re-introducing pouch curd – Metro Dahi
  • Keventer Frozen introduces a variation of up to 45 products
  • When the world was trying to make sense of the new environment brought about by Covid-19, Keventer Agro like many future ready organizations, quickly shifted gears in adopting digital first approach.
  • Selling of products through Swiggy and Zomato, Launch of Keventer App to locate your nearest milk vendor.
  • Launch of own eCommerce platform Keventer eStore and introduction of the ‘Store Locator’ feature on the website.
  • Keventer milkshake and lassi launched and pushed into market
  • Commissioned eastern India’s largest rooftop solar plant at their Barasat unit in West Bengal and pledged to reduce carbon footprint by 75%.
  • Launch of new bulk milk collection centres in West Bengal to cater to the ever growing demand for dairy products.
  • Mayank Jalan-CMD- Keventer Agro was conferred the prestigious ET 40 under 40 award. Mr. Jalan securing a place in this annual list reinforced his position as one of India's best entrepreneur and recognized his efforts in building the organization.
  • Keventer UHT launched Tetra packed milk in 1 litre and portion pack across 3 variants – Toned, double toned and Standard Milk. Grow Up. Drink Up with Metro Milk campaign launched.
  • Company set its foot in the neighbouring states of Assam, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh, adding a new revenue stream from what is Eastern India’s largest UHT Milk plant.
  • Mayank Jalan opened up his office for the administrative authorities to set up a control room and provided NGOs all the support to carry out relief work for the survivors of the Majherhat Bridge collapse incident in Kolkata, September 2018.
  • Investment in Keventer Agro Ltd., by a renowned private equity firm Mandala Capital. Post this the Company began to focus on scale and growth under the leadership of Mayank Jalan with renewed vigour.
  • Launch of Frooti Fizz and Frozen Sausage in four variants, Cheese and Onion, Breakfast, Smoked Frankfurters, Pepper and Herbs.
  • Backward integration of banana business, consolidation of Dairy Business and strengthening presence in Metro Dairy.
  • Keventer Agro Limited attains 100% ownership of Metro Dairy Limited.
  • Launch of Malai Paneer, Matar Paneer and Palak Paneer under Frozen Food category
  • Keventer Fresh Banana Ripening unit started operations at Siliguri.
  • Metro Dairy set up an ice cream plant in the Malda Food Park, in North Bengal. The plant has a capacity to produce 10,000 litres of ice cream and frozen dessert per day.
  • Tata Housing forms joint venture with Keventer Projects.
  • Launch of Panda Junction.
  • Acquisition of Candico.
  • GAMA Hospitality Franchise Agreement with GFA
  • Launch of Keventer Bananas.
  • Launch of Keventer Fresh
  • Acquisition of Eicher International
  • Mr. Mayank Jalan takes over as the Managing Director. Keventer Agro Ltd. diversified into multiple sectors like Hospitality, Exports and Realty, while consolidating itself in the food business through introduction of Frozen Foods and Bananas.
  • Mr. Mayank Jalan, the Chairman and Managing Director of Keventer Agro Ltd joined the company.
  • Keventer Agro entered the Dairy business as one of the 3 partners in India's first joint sector Dairy Project – Metro Dairy. Funded by the World Bank under the Operation Flood Phase III Programme.
  • The Company forays into the Beverages business.
  • Becomes a franchisee of Parle Agro the brand owners of Frooti and Appy
  • Date of establishment. Keventer Agro Limited acquired the rights of Edward Keventer's operations.
  • MKJ group took over Keventer with the aim of entering the Food, Dairy and Beverages businesses
  • Keventer dissolves into separate localised entities
  • Edward Keventer dies at Shimla
  • Edward Keventer retires to Shimla
  • Emperor George V confers Edward with a Royal Charter for supply of dairy and farm products
  • Keventer is operational in Karachi, New Delhi, Lucknow, Darjeeling, Calcutta and Rangoon.
  • Werner joins Keventer
  • Buys the Chherat farm and renames it as Aligarh Dairy Farm
  • Receives a lease on the Chherat property in Aligarh
  • The Government provides land and Rs.7,500 is sanctioned towards infrastructure cost
  • Indian Civil Veterinary Departments established. Keventer advices the Meerut Cantonment Dairy.
  • Edward Keventer's name is included in all official correspondence.
  • Edward learns about Indian cattle breeds and dairy practices
  • Edward is selected for the post of 'Dairy Expert'
  • The first Military Dairy Farm is set up at Allahabad
  • Edward enrols at Alnarp in 1885, graduates in 1886. Edward is hired to run a dairy at Orbyhus, Sweden.
  • The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is set up at Alnarp, Sweden
  • Edward Keventer completes his schooling at Orebro
  • Indian Cattle Plague Commission is appointed. A veterinary college is established at Lahore.
  • First Veterinary School starts at Pune
  • The British Crown proclaims its rule over India
  • Edward Keventer is born at Orebro, Sweden


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