Dairy farmers in Karachi hike milk price by Rs23 per litre
KARACHI: Dairy farmers on Wednesday announced they have hiked milk price to Rs23 per litre in Karachi.
Dairy farmers across city will now be selling milk to middlemen at price of Rs108 per litre which will directly affect consumers.
According to Dairy Farm Association Chief Shakir Umar, talks between the dairy farmers and Commissioner Karachi yielded no result which resulted in them deciding to hike prices.
He added, “We used to sell milk at Rs85 per litre to middlemen however we have now started implementing the increased price.”
Dairy Farm Association chief added, increase comes after an increase in transport charges, cow fodder and other expenses. It is now up to the middlemen and shopkeepers to decide when they want to increase the milk price.