NEW DELHI: Mother Dairy has announced a price hike in all its variants in the Delhi-NCR region with effect from today, i.e. March 11.
The milk manufacturer has announced the hike for its poly pack milk variants and bulk vended milk (BVM) commonly referred as Token Milk.
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, sources said.
The milk prices which in a normal year comes down during winter months have gone up substantially. It is important to note that Mother Dairy has increased its farm prices by about Rs. 2.5 to Rs. 3/kg over July and compared to last year the prices are up by Rs. 5 to Rs. 6/kg.
The consumer price of Token Milk was last revised in May 2014 and the company is now increasing its prices by Rs. 2/litre.
Mother Dairy has recently started fortifying its entire range of milk (except full cream and premium milk) with Vitamin A and D as per the recently introduced draft regulation by the authorities.
Mother Dairy’s consumer milk prices in regions of Mumbai, Chennai and UP (East) will also be increased from March 11, 2017.