Cashew prices edged higher by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today on fresh buying by retailers and stockists on higher demand from bulk consumers.
Further, tight stocks following fall in supplies from growing regions also supported the uptrend.
Cashew kernel No 180, No 210, No 240 and No 320 rose by Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 1,105-1,115, Rs 995-1,005, Rs 895-905 and Rs 795-805 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said increased buying by retailers and stockists due to wedding session against restricted supplies from growing belts, mainly pushed up the cashew prices.
Following are today's quotations (per 40 kgs):
Almond (California) Rs 16,000-16,200, Almond(Gurbandi-new) Rs 12,000-12,200, Almond (Girdhi) Rs 5,500-5,700; Abjosh Afghani Rs 5,000-22,000.
Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 590-610 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 725-825 per kg.
Chilgoza (Roasted-new) (1 kg) Rs 1,400-2,150
Cashew Kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,105-1,115 Cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 995-1,005
Cashew Kernel (no 240) Rs 895-905
Cashew Kernel (no 320) Rs 795-805
Cashew Kernel Broken 2 pieces Rs 720-775 Cashew Kernel Broken 4 pieces Rs 710-760 Cashew Kernel Broken 8 pieces Rs 600-675 Copra (qtl) Rs 8,200-11,000
Coconut Powder (25 kgs) Rs 3,200-3,500
Dry Dates Red (qtl) Rs 2,800-12,000
Fig Rs 15,000-30,000
Kishmish Kandhari Local Rs 10,000-15,000 Kishmish Kandhari Special Rs 12,000-18,000 Kishmish Indian Yellow Rs 2,800-4,500
Kishmish Indian Green Rs 5,000-11,000
Pistachio Irani Rs 1,100-1,200
Pistachio Hairati Rs 1,210-1,325
Pistachio Peshawari Rs 1,425-1,515
Pistachio Dodi (Roasted) 720-850
Walnut Rs 290-440
Walnut Kernel (1 kg) Rs 800-1,450.