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Turmeric, jeera falls on low demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and jeera prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today owing to muted demand from retailers and stockists amid sufficient stock position.

Besides, increased arrivals from producing regions and weakening trend in futures market also put pressure on the and jeera prices.

prices declined by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 7,900-11,700 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality also drifted lower by Rs 100 each to settle at Rs 17,400-17,600 and Rs 20,100-20,600 per quintal.

Marketmen said low demand from retailers and stockists against sufficient stocks, mainly pulled down turmeric and jeera prices.

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 170-230, black pepper (per kg) 710-840, betel-nut (kg) 245-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 950-960 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 990-1,210.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 900-1,000, cardamom (colour robin) 800-810, cardamom bold 850-860, cardamom extra (bold) 900-920 and cloves 535-655.

Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 475-625

Cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-175

Coriander (qntl) Rs 7,400-13,400

Dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-23,500

Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 14,500-20,500

Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 19,000-19,500

Mace-Red (kg) Rs 750-1,020

Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,050-1,060

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

Makhana (kg) Rs 280-350

Nutmeg (kg) Rs 600-610

Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 345-355

Poppyseed (kg U.P) Rs 350-360

Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 375-400

Red chillies (qntl) Rs 8,400-17,400

Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 140-150

Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 170-180

Saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-13,500

Turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,400-11,900

Tamarind (qntl) Rs 3,300-4,100

Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 5,000-9,000 Tea (kg) Rs 130-315

Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 135

Jeera common (qntl) Rs 18,600-18,800

Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,600-22,100.

First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 17:02 IST