•      Sat Apr 13 2024

Dairy Association welcomes ban on import of dairy products

Birtamod, Feb 25: The Dairy Industry Association of Koshi Province has welcomed the ban imposed by the government on the import of dairy products.

The meeting of proprietors of eight major dairy industries affiliated to the association held in Damak on Saturday welcomed the decision, saying that the ban imposed by the government on the import of dairy products will bring relief to the domestic dairy industry.

Due to free import local products were not being sold and hence we are happy with the recent decision of the government to stop imports, said Coordinator of the Association, Ramchandra Upreti.

Meanwhile, the Association has decided to regularize the payment of the milk it is buying from the dairy farmers.

The meeting decided to give first priority to local products for internal consumption.

The meeting was attended by the owners of NMC Dairy Industry, Sagarmatha Dairy Association, Kamdhenu Dairy Cooperatives, Ritika Dairy Industry, Shivam Dairy Industries, Gorus Dairy Pvt. Ltd, Jeevan Bikas Dairy and Madani Milk House. #Nepal