July 2, 2020 | Investopaper
The dairy sector, which was in trouble due to lockdown, is regaining momentum. Sales of dairy products had dropped by 80 percent since the lockdown began on Chaitrra 11, 2076.
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The Dairy Development Corporation has also stated that the sales of dairy products have gradually improved. About 500,000 liters of yoghurt was consumed on Ashad 15. Yogurt is sold at Rs 120 to Rs 145 per liter. At Rs 130 per liter, the private sector alone sold Rs 65 million on the day. Thus, yoghurt worth Rs. 74.11 million was consumed from DDC and the private sector in the paddy sowing day alone.
Private dairies account for about 70 percent of the turnover in yoghurt while DDC owns 30 percent.
In the Kathmandu Valley, DDC has sold 36,221 liters of yoghurt. Last year, 43,000 liters were sold in the Kathmandu Valley, according to DDC.
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