Mother Dairy follows Amul, hikes milk prices by up to Rs 2

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 May 2019, 05:51 PM
Mother Dairy has increased the prices of only poly pack milk and not bulk vended milk.
Mother Dairy has increased the prices of only poly pack milk and not bulk vended milk.

Mother Dairy, the leading milk supplier in the national capital region, on Friday hiked milk prices by up to Rs 2 per litre, effective Saturday, citing higher procurement cost from farmers.

The company has increased the prices of only poly pack milk and not bulk vended milk, also known as token milk.

The decision comes days after Amul hiked milk prices by Rs 2 per litre.

"Mother Dairy to raise the consumer prices of its poly pack milk variants in Delhi NCR from May 25, 2019. The 1 litre pack has been increased by Re 1 only and the 500 ml pack by Rs 2 a litre, effectively impacting the consumer by Re 1 per pack," the company said.

Earlier, the Amul Dairy raised milk price by Rs 2 a litre. The hike is applicable across all six brands being sold in major markets of Delhi NCR, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kolkata, Uttaranchal, Maharashtra. 

The revised price of 500 millilitre (ml) pack of 'Amul Gold' in Ahmedabad will be Rs 27, 'Amul Shakti' at Rs 25, 'Amul Taaza' at Rs 21 and 'Amul Diamond' at Rs 28, the compnay had said in a release.   

First Published: Friday, May 24, 2019 05:15 PM
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