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Amul raises milk prices by Re 1 per pouch

delhi Updated: Jun 03, 2016 11:26 IST

NEW DELHI: Dairy major Amul has hiked its milk prices by Re 1 per pouch in the Delhi-NCR region, effective from Friday. The hike will be effective on the brand’s half and one litre pouches.

“We have decided to increase the milk prices in Delhi-NCR region by Re 1 per pouch of both half litre and one litre from Friday morning, as procurement prices have increased by 19-20 per cent in last two years,” Amul managing director RS Sodhi said.

He added that this is first increase in milk prices in the last two years.

Following the proposed increase in milk prices, Amul Slim & Trim (double tonned milk) 500 ml pouch will be available for Rs 18.

The new price of Amul Taza (toned milk) will be Rs 20 for a 500 ml pouch and Rs 39 for a one litre pouch. Amul Gold (full cream milk) will be available at Rs 25 for a 500 ml pouch and Rs 49 for one litre. Amul Diamond (full cream premium milk) will cost Rs 26 for a half litre pouch.

After Delhi-NCR, the dairy cooperative is also planning to increase milk rates in other regions like Gujarat and Maharashtra, Sodhi said.

Mother Dairy, another major milk supplier to Delhi-NCR, said it had no plans of increasing prices as of now.

First Published: Jun 03, 2016 11:26 IST