- March 14, 2017 / 2 min readMother Dairy said that they have increased farm prices by about Rs 2.5 – Rs 3 a kg over July and compared to last year the prices are up by Rs 5 - Rs 6 a kg.
Mother Dairy has said that it will hike milk prices, of both poly pack and bulk vended milk (token milk), in Delhi NCR by Rs 2 a litre with effect from March 11.
The consumer milk prices in regions of Mumbai, Chennai and Uttar Pradesh -East will also be increased from March 11, Mother Dairy said in a press statement.
The last consumer price revision in Delhi NCR for poly pack milk was taken in July 2016. Since then the consumer milk prices have been retained despite significant increase in raw milk purchase prices, said Mother Dairy.
"The consumer price of token milk was last revised in May 2014 and the company is now increasing its prices by Rs 2 a litre," it said.
The milk prices which in a normal year come down during winter months have gone up substantially, it said.
Mother Dairy said that they have increased farm prices by about Rs 2.5 – Rs 3 a kg over July and compared to last year the prices are up by Rs 5 - Rs 6 a kg.
"The company believes in giving competitive and remunerative price to the farmer to ensure sustainability of dairying and availability of safe milk for consumers," said Mother Dairy adding that they passed close to 80% of the sales realization from milk towards the procurement of milk.
New prices for token milk in Delhi will be Rs 38 a litre, full cream milk at Rs 52 a litre, toned milk at Rs 42 a litre, double toned milk at Rs 38 a litre, skimmed milk at Rs 34 a litre and cow milk at Rs 42 a litre.
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