India’s milk production to triple to 628 million tonnes in 25 years: Amul chief

Amul CEO RS Sodhi said on September 12 that the country’s milk production is expected to triple to 628 million tons over the next 25 years, with an average annual growth of 4.5%. In 2021 it was 210 million tons.

RS Sodhi, MD, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) said, “India’s milk production is expected to grow at a 4.5% CAGR to reach 628 million tons over the next 25 years.

Speaking to the International Dairy Federation (IDF WDS) World Milk Summit 2022, Sodhi said India’s share of global production is expected to nearly double from 23% to 45% over the next 25 years. He attributed the growing demand to population growth.

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Additionally, Sodhi said demand for milk is expected to increase to 517 million tons over the next 25 years, leaving an export surplus of 111 million tons.

He said the per capita milk supply in India will increase from 428 grams per day in 2021 to 852 grams per day over the next 25 years.

The Indian dairy sector has one of the most efficient supply chains in the world, with packaging and transportation costs well below the global average for delivering milk to consumers.

With PTI entrance.

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