Milk to cost more as Mother Dairy hikes price by Re 1 in Delhi-NCR


New Delhi: Mother Dairy to increase prices of milk in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) for input poly bunch variants by Re 1 per litre with effect from July 16 on the reverse of growing procurement prices from dairy farmers. Though, the prices of Bulk Vended Milk (BVM), usually referred as Token Milk and Cow Milk, including over 30 per cent of Mother Dairy's total milk sales will stay unchanged, the corporation informed. The previous consumer price amendment in Delhi NCR was taken in May 2014.

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The corporation maintained that it has also augmented its farm prices by about 7 – 8 per cent in previous one year while the effectual consumer price hike is not more than 3 per cent. Mother Dairy passes shut to 80 per cent of the sales understanding from milk towards the procurement of milk. Subsequent to India's highest dairy organization Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) raised prices in the first week of June, several others had followed. Private dairies in Maharashtra including Gokul, Parag Milk Foods etc have already raised prices by Rs 2 per litre. Delhi-based private dairies too have raised prices about three-four weeks back. Mother Dairy sells about 35 lakh litres per day, of which 30 lakh litres is in Delhi-NCR. It has about 800 milk booths and nearly 400 stores in the national capital region.

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