Prices of jeera and coriander drifted lower by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today on reduced offtake by stockists following muted demand from retailers against sufficient stocks positions.
Traders said reduced offtake by stockists due to easing demand from retailers against ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing regions mainly led to the decline in jeera and coriander prices.
Jeera common and jeera best quality declined by Rs 100 each to Rs 19,400-19,600 and Rs 21,200-21,700 per quintal.
Coriander also traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 5,900-11,900 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 5,900-11,900 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 19,400-19,600 Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,200-21,700.