Amul, Mother Dairy Hike Milk Prices; Check New Rates

Bhubaneswar: Leading milk suppliers – Mother Dairy and Amul – have increased the prices by Rs 2 per litre from Wednesday. This is being attributed to a rise in procurement and other input costs.

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This is the second hike in six months by both brands.

The new prices will be applicable for all milk variants of Mother Dairy:

  • Full cream milk: Rs 61/ litre
  • Toned milk: Rs 51/litre
  • Double toned: Rs 45/litre
  • Cow milk price: Rs 53/litre.
  • Bulk vended milk (token milk): Rs 48

“In Gujarat, Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, West Bengal, its Taza milk of 500 ml will cost Rs 25, Shakti 500 ml pouch Rs 28 and Gold Rs 31. Rs 2 per litre is increased for three ranges of milk,” The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which sells milk and other dairy products under the Amul brand, said in a statement on Tuesday.

The hike is just a four per cent increase in price and lower than prevailing food inflation. “80 paise from each rupee recovered from its customers is passed on to farmers/pastoralists,” it added.

The new rates for milk variants of Amul are as follows:

  • Amul Gold: Rs 31 for 500 ml
  • Amul Taaza: Rs 25 for 500 ml
  • Amul Shakti: Rs 28 for 500ml

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