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Cardamom prices up on fresh buying


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Cardamom prices rose by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today largely on rising demand from retailers and stockists amid paucity of stocks.

Cardamom brown Jhundiwali and brown-Kanchicut were up by Rs 10 each to Rs 630-660 and Rs 710-1,010 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said rising domestic as well as export demand against paucity of stocks mainly weighed on cardamom prices.

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 420-570, betel-nut (kg) 260-330, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 630-660 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 710-1,010, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 990-1,090, cardamom (colour robin) 915-940, cardamom bold 940-965, cardamom extra (bold) 1,040-1,060, cloves 530-600, chirounji (kg) Rs 750-850, cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-170, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,700-12,000, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,500-21,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,600-10,800, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,150, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 575-700, nutmeg (kg) Rs 440-460, poppy seed (China) Rs 580-600 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 580-600 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 580-610 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-14,500, saffron Irani Rs 100-110 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 120-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,700-10,800, tamarind (qntl) Rs 5,000-6,000, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 10,000-12,000, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 140-145, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 17,500-17,700 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 19,600-20,300.

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First Published: Feb 28 2018 | 2:50 PM IST

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