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Almond prices rise on fresh buying

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Almond (california) prices increased by Rs 200 per 40 kgs at the wholesale dry fruit market in the national capital today following fresh buying by retailers and stockists amidst fall in supplies from overseas markets due to depreciated rupee against dollar.

Prices of Almond (california) rose by Rs 200 to conclude at Rs 18,800-19,000 per 40 kgs while its kernel prices went up by Rs 5 to finish at Rs 665-670 per kg.

Marketmen said increased offtake by retailers and stockists amid fall in supplies from overseas markets, mainly pushed up almond prices.

Following are today's quotations (per 40 kgs):

Almond (California-new) Rs 18,800-19,000, almond-gurbandi Rs 12,100-12,600, almond (girdhi) Rs 5,100-5,300, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 660-670 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 650-750 per kg, chilgoza-(Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,400-2,500, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,090-1,095, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 985-995, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 885-895, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 765-785, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 705-785, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 635-735, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 565-670, copra (qtl) Rs 18,000-22,000, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 5,400-6,100, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,500-12,500, fig Rs 25,000-35,000 (40 kgs), kishmish kandhari local Rs 8,000-10,000 (40 kgs), kishmish kandhari special Rs 9,500-20,000 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian yellow (40 kgs) Rs 6,900-7,100 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian green Rs 8,600-12,100 (40 kgs), pistachio Irani Rs 1,200-1,350 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,480-1,550 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,630-1,650 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted) 725-870 (1 kg), walnut Rs 260-350 and walnut kernel (1 kg) Rs 530-930.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 15:15 IST
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