Almond and its kernel prices firmed up by up to Rs 300 per 40 kg at the wholesale dry fruits market today on increased buying by stockists following uptick in demand from retailers.
However, other dry fruits moved in a narrow range in limited deals and settled at last levels.
Marketmen said stockists' buying to meet rising demand from retailers mainly pushed up almond and its kernel prices.
In the national capital, almond (California) rose by Rs 300 to Rs 16,500-16,900 per 40 kg. Its kernel also traded higher by Rs 10 to Rs 595-605 per kg.
Following are today's quotations (per 40 kgs):
Almond (California) Rs 16,500-16,900, Almond (Gurbandi- new) Rs 12,200-12,300, Almond (Girdhi) Rs 5,600-5,700; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-23,000.
Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 595-605 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 725-825 per kg.
Chilgoza (Roasted-new) (1 kg) Rs 2,650-2,850
Cashew Kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,080--1,090 Cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 950-960
Cashew Kernel (no 240) Rs 900-910
Cashew Kernel (no 320) Rs 800-810
Cashew Kernel Broken 2 pieces Rs 685-765 Cashew Kernel Broken 4 pieces Rs 675-750 Cashew Kernel Broken 8 pieces Rs 555-655 Copra (qtl) Rs 8,600-10,900
Coconut Powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,200-4,400
Dry Dates Red (qtl) Rs 2,700-12,000
Fig Rs 20,000-26,000
Kishmish Kandhari Local Rs 10,000-15,000 Kishmish Kandhari Special Rs 9,000-23,000 Kishmish Indian Yellow Rs 4,500-5,000
Kishmish Indian Green Rs 5,000-8,500
Pistachio Irani Rs 1,050-1,150
Pistachio Hairati Rs 1,450-1,500
Pistachio Peshawari Rs 1,550-1,620
Pistachio Dodi (Roasted) 720-850
Walnut Rs 300-450
Walnut Kernel (1 kg) Rs 810-1,460.