Coriander and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today owing to subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.
Coriander and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 5,800-12,000 and Rs 7,900-10,400 per quintal, respectively.
Marketmen said subdued 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) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 520-710, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 730-750 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 770-1,040, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 950-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 830-850, cardamom bold 860-880, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,020, cloves 560-670, chirounji (kg) Rs 550-700, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-155, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,800-12,000, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-13,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 10,000-16,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 7,500-7,800, mace-Red (kg) Rs 650-840, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 920-940, methi (qntl) Rs 6,500-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 360-410, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppyseed (Turkey) Rs 370-400 kg, poppyseed (U.P) Rs 340-360 kg, poppyseed (MP-RAJ) Rs 370- 390 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,000-11,000, saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 120-130, saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 150-160, saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-14,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,900-10,400, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,200-5,100, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 6,500-8,000, tea (kg) Rs 110-290, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 140-150, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,700-19,800 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,000-22,500.