Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by ₹2 per litre in Delhi-NCR
Mother Dairy had hiked milk price by Rs. 2 per litre from tomorrow in Delhi- NCR . The price hike comes soon after Amul and another leading dairy supplier of India
New Delhi: Mother Dairy to hike milk prices by ₹2 per litre in Delhi-NCR from Sunday,
The areas where Mother Dairy milk will be costlier from tomorrow also include Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Mother Dairy had last raised the milk prices in July 2021. The price hike comes soon after Amul and another leading dairy supplier of India , increased the price of milk by ₹2 per litre across all its varieties from March 1, PTI reported.
"In view of the rising procurement prices (amount paid to farmers), fuel costs and costs of packaging material, Mother Dairy is compelled to raise its liquid milk prices by ₹2/litre in Delhi NCR with effect from March 6, 2022," the company said on Saturday.
Full cream milk will cost ₹59 per litre from Sunday, up from ₹57 per litre Prices of toned milk will increase to ₹49, while double toned milk will rise to ₹43 per litre. Cow milk prices have been hiked to ₹51 per litre from ₹49 per litre, Hindustan Times reported.
Bulk vended milk (token milk) price has been raised to ₹46 from ₹44 per litre, Mother Dairy staed.
The company said it has been experiencing a surge in varied input costs which have increased multifold. The procurement prices (amount paid to farmers) have alone firmed up by about 8-9 per cent since July 2021. The other costs have also gone up, mother dairy said.