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What does data tell us about spike in milk prices?

What does data tell us about spike in milk prices? - Dairy News 7X7

When read with wholesale inflation for dairy products, there seems to be a close connection between rise in fodder and dairy product inflation Anecdotal accounts of dairy products being unavailable in markets combined with high inflation for milk and milk products, recent speculation about the government allowing milk imports, and its subsequent refutation by the […]

Fodder cost whips up milk prices: R S Sodhi

Fodder cost whips up milk prices: R S Sodhi - Dairy News 7X7

While cereals inflation of 12 to 13 percent has caught headlines, the second largest factor pushing up food inflation is milk prices. In February Consumer Price Index (CPI) data showed milk prices up by 9.6 percent from year-ago levels; higher than an already elevated 8.8 percent year-on-year rise in January. And while cereal prices will […]

At 29.30 per cent in January, fodder inflation continues to rise

At 29.30 per cent in January, fodder inflation continues to rise - Dairy News 7X7

No respite seems in sight from the rising milk prices as fodder inflation continues to rise. The annual rate of fodder inflation based on all-India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) numbers has further increased to 29.30 per cent in January 2023 against 28.66 per cent recorded in December 2022. Fodder inflation was recorded at 7.14 per […]

Milk prices increased due to rise in fodder cost: Sanjeev Balyan

Milk prices increased due to rise in fodder cost: Sanjeev Balyan - Dairy News 7X7

Milk prices in the country have risen due to increase in the feed and fodder cost, Union Minister Sanjeev Kumar Balyan said in Rajya Sabha on Friday. Balyan, who is Minister of State of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, said dairy companies pass on 75 per cent of the retail price to farmers. There is […]

No fodder supply crisis;steps taken to address shortages in future: Govt

No fodder supply crisis;steps taken to address shortages in future: Govt - Dairy News 7X7

The government on Thursday said there is no fodder supply crisis at present but the prices remain high and steps are being taken to address any possible shortages in the future. According to a senior official, the current high prices of fodder is in line with other agri-products and states have not reported any shortages […]