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Jeera, coriander extend losses on fall in demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prices of and coriander fell further by up to Rs 200 per quintal in the national capital today on easing demand from retailers against ample stocks positions.

Traders said besides fall in demand from retailers, adequate stocks position on increased supplies from producing regions mainly kept and coriander prices lower.

common and jeera best quality fell by Rs 200 each to Rs 19,200-19,400 and Rs 21,000-21,500 per quintal.

Coriander also eased by Rs 100 to Rs 5,800-11,800 per quintal.

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 560-740, betel-nut (kg) 290-310, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 830-850 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 880-1,100.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 1,125-1,225, cardamom (colour robin) 930-950, cardamom bold 960-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,080-1,100 and cloves 560-680.

Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 475-625

Cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-170

Coriander (qntl) Rs 5,800-11,800

Dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-20,000

Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 11,000-16,500

Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,700-10,000

Mace-Red (kg) Rs 730-980

Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 950-970

Methi (qntl) Rs 7,500-18,500

Makhana (kg) Rs 360-420

Nutmeg (kg) Rs 530-540

Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 370-420

Poppyseed (kg U.P) Rs 380-390

Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 390-420

Red chillies (qntl) Rs 4,400-12,600

Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 135-150

Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 165-180

Saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-14,000

Turmeric (qntl) Rs 6,800-10,000

Tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,000-5,000

Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 6,500-8,000 Tea (kg) Rs 120-300

Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-160

Jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,200-19,400

Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,000-21,500.

First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 14:57 IST