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How rise in prices of key food articles is impacting your daily budget

The first of a two-part series on 'Kitchen woes' shows how prices of milk, sugar and wheat have moved lately

Sanjeeb Mukherjee & Arnab Dutta  |  New Delhi 

Every morning, 45-year-old Savita Devi goes to the nearest grocery store to fetch a packet of milk, a routine she has been following for years. Now she wonders if she can afford to buy milk anymore. In the last few days, the cost of the packet of milk she buys daily has gone up.

Most popular brands have raised the price of liquid milk by up to Rs 3 per litre. The increase is unusual as it has come in the middle of the flush season, when milk supplies are abundant. In the last few months, milk procurement prices in the country have moved up by 20 to 35 per cent. Industry experts say ...

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First Published: Mon, January 13 2020. 22:25 IST
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