Guwahati/ 31st July’2017 (Prag News Desk): India is reported to be the world’s biggest milk producer over a decade as it grows triple by first quarter of this century according to Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD).
India produced milk output 160.38 million tonnes in 2016 and expected to reach 227.78 million tonnes by 2026, source added.
The number of cows is reported to increase from 122.5 million to 227.78 million during a decade.
The European Union stated India’s milk output will be one-third higher than the second largest producer.
Being a largest milk producer country in the world India is earning a huge amount of revenue by producing milk food products.
India is producing many products from milk like butter, cheese, ice cream etc which also exported in many countries like West Indies, the Gulf region, and our Saarc neighbours, Singapore, The Philippines, Thailand, Japan, China etc.
In 2016 a person is consuming 80.74kg annually and it is expected to rise 106.94 kg by 2026, source added.