Milk Solids Not Fat (SNF)

Consumer Voice - - The Surveillance Series -

As per FSS Reg­u­la­tions, fat in toned flavoured milk should not be less than 3 per cent and in dou­ble-toned flavoured milk not less than 1.5 per cent. Brand MTR (toned milk) Amul (toned milk) Ananda (dou­ble-toned milk) Mother Dairy (dou­ble­toned milk) Flour­ish (dou­ble-toned milk) Paras (dou­ble-toned milk) Lab Re­sults (fat % by mass) 4.46 3.44 3.00 2.58 2.14 1.52

Apart from fat, all other solids such as pro­teins, lac­tose, vi­ta­mins and min­er­als to­gether make up solids not fat. As all nu­tri­ents are re­quired by body so higher is bet­ter. As all nu­tri­ents are re­quired by the body, higher SNF quan­tity is bet­ter.

As per FSS Reg­u­la­tions, SNF con­tent for toned flavoured milk should not be less than 8.5 per cent and in dou­ble-toned flavoured milk not less than 9 per cent.

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