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Red chillies down on fall in demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In restricted activity, red chilli dropped by Rs 200 per quintal at the kirana market in the national capital today on fall in demand against adequate stocks position.

However, other spices traded in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at last levels.

Traders said easing demand from retailers against ample stocks position on increased supplies from producing regions, mainly led to the fall in red chilli prices.

Red chillies lost Rs 200 at Rs 6,800-16,300 per quintal.

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 125-180, black pepper (per kg) 690-800, betel-nut (kg) 250-295, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 840-850 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 900-1,125.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 1,375-1,475, cardamom (colour robin) 1,340-1,370, cardamom bold 1,390-1,420, cardamom extra (bold) 1,500-1,525 and cloves 540-650.

Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 475-625

Cinnamon (kg) Rs 175-185

Coriander (qntl) Rs 7,600-14,100

Dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,500-24,000

Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 12,500-17,500

Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 14,500-15,000

Mace-Red (kg) Rs 825-1,275

Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,060-1,070

Methi (qntl) Rs 9,000-18,500

Makhana (kg) Rs 280-330

Nutmeg (kg) Rs 580-590

Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 400-430

Poppyseed (kg U.P) Rs 400-420

Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 430-455

Red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,800-16,300

Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 145-155

Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 175-185

Saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-14,500

Turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,700-11,400

Tamarind (qntl) Rs 2,600-3,000

Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 3,500-7,000 Tea (kg) Rs 125-315

Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 145

Jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,100-19,300

Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,100-21,600.

First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 14:32 IST