Coriander and jeera prices fell further by Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on easing demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks. Besides, fresh arrivals from producing regions put pressure on the select spice prices. Coriander prices declined by Rs 200 to conclude at Rs 5,800-12,400 per quintal. Jeera common and jeera best quality also traded lower at Rs 20,200-20,500 and Rs 22,700-23,200 against previous closing of Rs 20,400-20,700 and Rs 22,900-23,400 per quintal. Marketmen said muted demand from retailers and stockists against sufficient stocks, mainly pulled down coriander and jeera prices. Following are today's quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 410-580, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 510-520 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 570-590, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 925-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 870-890, cardamom bold 890-910, cardamom extra (bold) 980-1,020, cloves 525-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,800-12,400, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,500-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,100-8,300, mace-Red (kg) Rs 800-1,080, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 800-900, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 430-560, nutmeg (kg) Rs 400-410, poppy seed (China) Rs 490-510 kg, poppy seed (U.
P) Rs 480-500 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 520-530 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,100-12,600, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,700 -11,900, tamarind (qntl) Rs 7,000-8,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 9,500-10,500, tea (kg) Rs 100-290, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 20,200-20,500 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,700-23,200.
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