Amul has written a letter to the government, asking the company to postpone the ban on plastic straws.
Amul has written a letter to the government, asking the company to postpone the ban on plastic straws. The company has said in its letter that the move will have a negative impact on the farmers.
India’s largest dairy group Amul (Amul) has written a letter to the government, in which the company bans plastic straws (Plastic Straw Ban) told to postpone. The company has said in its letter that the farmers (Farmers) will have a negative impact. The company said that its consumption of milk in the country (Milk Consumption) But it will also have a bad effect. According to the report of Reuters, Amul has made this appeal in a letter written on 28th to the office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On July 1, the government plans to ban straws that come with small packets of dairy products and juices in the country. Its market is estimated to be around $790 million.
Amul sells crores of small dairy products with plastic straws every year. Amul and global companies like PepsiCo and Coca Cola are upset with this decision from the government. They are more concerned that the government has refused to change its decision and has asked companies to use alternative straw.
Straws help increase milk consumption: Amul
RS Sodhi, Managing Director of Amul Group, has said in his letter that straw helps in increasing the consumption of milk. He has appealed to postpone Modi’s ban on single use plastic for a year. Sodhi has written in the letter that 10 crore dairy farmers will get big relief and benefit from the delay.
The PMO has not yet given any reaction after this Reuters report. Earlier, government officials told Reuters that straw was a low-utility product and should be replaced with paper straws or packs.
Sodhi declined to comment on his letter. But he said that after the ban comes into force from July 1, the company may have to sell the pack without straw.
According to the report, Parle has also written to the government saying that local production of alternative straws is not enough. And imported paper and other variants are more expensive.