Liquid milk production increases year by year

2019-05-29 12:07:38

The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, European Union, Mongolian Food Producers’ Association and Global Communities Mongolia jointly celebrated the World Milk Day that falls on June 1.

At the event, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Mr Ch.Ulaan, MP and Head of the Mongolian Food Producers’ Association Mr D.Terbishdagva, UN Food and Agriculture Organization Resident Representative Mr Vinod Ajuha and Ambassador of the European Union to Mongolia Mr Traian Laurentiu Hristea gave presentations on the development of milk industry and strategies and policies to be implemented in the future.

Mongolia’s processed liquid milk production has been on the rise year by year, amounting to 33.4 million litres in 2017 and 38.2 million litres in 2018. This is thanks to Mongolian companies’ actions of developing intensive farming, improving their partnerships with herders and farming businesses as well as the outcomes of the government’s policies and actions and activities undertaken within the Mongolian Livestock National program and the First Meat and Milk Campaign.

Moreover, during the event, an exhibition of national producers including Suu JSC, Vitafit Milk LLC, Khaan Milk LLC and TESO corporation took place.