Jeera prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on stockists' buying amid uptick in demand. However, other spices moved in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at last levels. Marketmen said fresh buying support from stockists on pick up in demand from retailers mainly led to rise in jeera prices. Jeera common and jeera best quality went up by Rs 100 each to Rs 21,000-21,100 and Rs 23,400-23,900 per quintal, respectively. Following are today's quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 470-600, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 650-670 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 770-1,020, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 975-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 900-910, cardamom bold 925-950, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,040, cloves 550-625, chirounji (kg) Rs 780-900, cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-165, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,300-12,900, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 11,900-16,900, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 11,400-11,900, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,180, mace- Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 625-725, nutmeg (kg) Rs 470-490, poppy seed (China) Rs 530-560 kg, poppy seed (U.
P) Rs 520-540 kg, poppy seed (MP- RAJ) Rs 530-550 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,400-13,900, saffron Irani Rs 100-110 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 120- 140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,500-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,800-11,800, tamarind (qntl) Rs 7,000-9,000, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 14,000-15,500, tea (kg) Rs 100-290, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 21,000-21,100 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 23,400-23,900.
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