Milk Price Hike: Why did Mother Dairy increase the price of milk, know the full reason here

Mother Dairy Has once again increased the prices of milk. For this the company raw milk This is attributed to the increase in the cost incurred in the procurement of Rs. Mother Dairy says that due to the cost of feed and fodder, farmers have to spend more on milch cattle. In such a situation, he has to buy raw milk from the farmers at an expensive rate. This is the reason why Mother Dairy increased the prices of milk citing the cost of farmers. At the same time, Mother Dairy also says that it gives about 75-80 percent of the prices paid by the consumers to the milk producers (farmers). In such a situation, the increase in prices will only benefit the farmers.

The special thing is that Mother Dairy has increased the price of milk for the fourth time within this year. Earlier, the company had increased the prices of milk in the last October. The company had increased the price of full cream milk by Rs 2 per litre. At the same time, after Mother Dairy, Amul also increased the price of milk. Then Amul had increased the prices at the rate of Rs 2 per litre. In such a situation, it is feared that now after Mother Dairy, Amul Company may also decide to increase the prices of milk.

Supplies more than 30 lakh liters of milk

According to the information, from today the people of Delhi-NCR will have to spend Re 1 more for one liter full cream milk of Mother Dairy. Similarly, the price of token milk has been increased by Rs 2 per litre. Actually, Mother Dairy is a very big company supplying Delhi-NCR milk. It supplies more than 30 lakh liters of milk per day. The special thing is that Mother Dairy has decided to increase the prices of milk for the fourth time this year.

Will be sold for Rs 50 per liter

A company spokesperson said that Mother Dairy has increased the price of full cream milk by Re 1 to Rs 64 per litre. However, the company has not changed the prices of full cream milk sold in 500 ml packs. At the same time, token milk (milk sold in bulk) will be sold at Rs 50 per liter as against Rs 48 per liter from Monday. The hike in milk prices will hit the household budget at a time when food inflation is already at a high level.

That’s why increased the price of milk

Mother Dairy has attributed the hike in prices to the increase in the cost of procuring raw milk from dairy farmers. The spokesman said that this year a huge gap is being seen in the demand and supply of milk in the entire dairy industry. The company said that due to the high cost of fodder, they too have to buy milk from the farmers at an expensive rate. Apart from this, Mother Dairy said that the demand for processed milk has increased. Even after the festive season, the demand-supply mismatch has further strengthened the prices of raw milk. Hence we are constrained to partially pass on the impact with a revision in consumer prices of some variants.

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