Milk Solids Not Fat (SNF)
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.