With the increased prices, Amul Gold will now be sold at Rs 48, where as Amul Shakti, Amul Taaza and Amul Slim and Tream will cost Rs 44, Rs 36 and Rs 34, respectively.\r\n
Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which popularly markets its product under brand Amul, has announced to hike prices of packaged milk by Rs 2 per litre in parts of Gujarat, reported PTI.
"GCMMF has decided to increase the price of milk by Rs 2 per litre in Anand, Kheda and Ahmedabad along with all the districts of Saurashtra region," said R S Sodhi, MD, GCMMF.
Amul will sell its milk with increased rates with effect from June 1, Sodhi said.1st June 2015.
With the increased prices, Amul Gold will now be sold at Rs 48, where as Amul Shakti, Amul Taaza and Amul Slim and Tream will cost Rs 44, Rs 36 and Rs 34, respectively.
The price of Amul tea special has been increased from Rs 42 to Rs 44.
“The decision of revising the milk-price has been taken after 13 months, considering the increased rates of cattle- feed and fodder,” added Sodhi.
However, the price rise is only limited for GCMMF, while other milk producing federations in various districts of the state will take decision of increase the price on their own soon, the MD said.
Surendranagar, Morbi, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Devbhoomi-Dwarka, Gir-Somnath, Jamnagar, Amreli and Botad districts are included in Saurashtra region of Gujarat.