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Coriander, turmeric remain weak on subdued demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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.


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 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

(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.

First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 15:07 IST
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