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Uganda Dairy Development Authority

Uganda Dairy Development Authority
Tel: (256) 414-343901/3 | Fax: (256) 414-250270

Location: Plot 1 Kafu Road Nakasero, Kampala, Uganda
Postal Address: P. O. Box 34006 Kampala, Uganda

DDA: Dry spell sees milk prices rise
Consumers are finding it hard to have milk on their daily menu as prices go up.Experts in the industry attribute the hike in prices to scarcity of supplies caused by the dry spell which intensified at the beginning. Mr Stephen Aikiriza, the Dairy Development Authority coordinator south western Uganda, a region known for the production of milk, said: “Farm-gate prices have increased; a litre now costs Shs700 up from Shs450.”He, however, said because of this, few people are buying the milk and this has seen even the little that is produced get spoilt and be poured.Processors have had to respond to the price change by increasing the rates too.Read more