OMFED hikes milk price in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited (OMFED) has increased the price of its packaged milk by Rs 4 per litre.

While the price of ‘Premium’ and ‘Gold Premium’ milk variants were earlier Rs 40 per litre, it rose to Rs 44 with the hike. Similarly, rate of ‘Toned’ milk variant increased to Rs 38/litre from Rs 34. The new price will come into effect from tomorrow.

The rate of OMFED milk had remained unchanged since December, 2014. Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Arun Sahoo had recently said that there was a demand for hike in the milk price from dairy farmers.

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