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Amul Milk Price Hike: Amul hikes milk price by Rs 3 per litre

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Amul Milk Price Hike: The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which owns the Amul brand, has raised milk prices by 3 per litre across the board. “We would like to inform you that the price of Amul pouch milk (all variants) has been revised upwards with effect from February 2, 2023 night dispatch (February 3, 2023 morning),” said the GMCCF in a statement.

Amul Taaza will be Rs 54 per litre and Amul cow milk Rs 56 per litre and Amul A2 buffalo milk will now cost Rs 70 per litre, Amul said in a statement on Thursday.

“We are pleased to inform you that the price of Amul pouch milk (all variants) has been revised upwards, effective February 3,” the marketing federation said in a statement.

The price increase was necessary due to an increase in the overall cost of operation and milk production. According to Amul, the cost of cattle feeding has risen by approximately 20%.

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Milk prices have risen by 12 percent in the last ten months. Prior to that, the price of milk had not risen in seven years. Between April 2013 and May 2014, milk prices increased by $8 per litre. Because milk production decreases in the summer. As a result, milk companies must pay higher rates to cattle herders. As a result, analysts predict that milk prices will rise in the coming days.

Gowardhan increased the price of milk by 2 per litre beginning February 2. The Gowardhan Gold version’s price has risen from 54 to 56 per litre. The brand, one of India’s largest private dairies, raised prices twice in the last month.

Between March 5 and December 27, 2022, the price of Mother Dairy increased from 57 to 66 cents per litre. Toned milk prices have risen by 6 cents per litre.

The cost of animal feed and animal feed significantly increased in 2022. Cow herders also had fewer animals because milk was not sold during the coronavirus pandemic. The lumpy skin disease, which has spread to many parts of the country, has had a wide-ranging impact on dairy cattle. Thousands of cows died as a result of this disease. As a result, milk production fell.

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