Coriander and turmeric prices fell further by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today on muted demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.
Weakening trend in futures market also put pressure on select spice prices.
Coriander and turmeric prices declined by Rs 100 each to settle at Rs 6,900-13,200 and Rs 7,100-10,300 per quintal, respectively.
Marketmen said sluggish demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals from producing belts, mainly pulled down coriander and turmeric prices.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 120-180, black pepper (per kg) 640-790, betel-nut (kg) 250-295, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 680-700 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 740-1,030.
Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 1,300-1,400, cardamom (colour robin) 1,170-1,190, cardamom bold 1,200-1,220, cardamom extra (bold) 1,300-1,320 and cloves 550-650.
Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 475-625 Cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175 Coriander (qntl) Rs 6,900-13,200 Dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-24,000 Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 11,500-16,500 Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 12,500-13,000 Mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,380 Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,030-1,040 Methi (qntl) Rs 8,000-18,500 Makhana (kg) Rs 260-320 Nutmeg (kg) Rs 570-580 Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 430-460 Poppyseed (kg U.
P) Rs 440-450 Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 460-485 Red chillies (qntl) Rs 4,500-13,000 Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 135-150 Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 165-180 Saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-14,500 Turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,100-10,300 Tamarind (qntl) Rs 3,200-5,000 Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 6,000-7,500 Tea (kg) Rs 120-300 Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 155 Jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,400-19,600 Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,900-22,400.