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Chilli, jeera rise on pick-up in demand from retailers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and jeera prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today largely on the back of pick-up in demand from retailers and overseas amid restricted arrivals from growing regions.

prices rose by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 5,000-11,500 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality also increased by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 19,700-19,800 and Rs 21,600-22,000 per quintal, respectively.

Traders said apart from buying support from retailers and stockists, rising export demand, mainly pushed up and jeera prices.

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 480-690, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 580-610 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 660-900, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,050-1,150, cardamom (colour robin) 900-920, cardamom bold 970-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,150-1,170, cloves 550-640, chirounji (kg) Rs 575-690, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-155, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,500-11,800, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 13,000-18,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,100-8,300, mace-Red (kg) Rs 650-820, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 920-930, methi (qntl) Rs 6,500-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 390-450, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppy seed (China) Rs 440-460 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 450-460 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,000-11,500, saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 110-120, saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 130-140, saunf (qntl) Rs 7,500-14,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,900-12,000, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 7,500-8,000, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,700-19,800 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,600-22,000.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 14:57 IST