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Jeera, coriander fall on reduced offtake

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prices of and coriander drifted lower by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today on reduced offtake by stockists following muted demand from retailers against sufficient stocks positions.

Traders said reduced offtake by stockists due to easing demand from retailers against ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing regions mainly led to the decline in and coriander prices.

common and jeera best quality declined by Rs 100 each to Rs 19,400-19,600 and Rs 21,200-21,700 per quintal.

Coriander also traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 5,900-11,900 per quintal.

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 560-740, betel-nut (kg) 290-310, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 830-850 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 880-1,100.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 1,125-1,225, cardamom (colour robin) 930-950, cardamom bold 960-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,080-1,100 and cloves 560-680.

Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 475-625

Cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-170

Coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-11,900

Dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-20,000

Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 11,000-16,500

Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,700-10,000

Mace-Red (kg) Rs 730-980

Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 950-970

Methi (qntl) Rs 7,500-18,500

Makhana (kg) Rs 360-420

Nutmeg (kg) Rs 530-540

Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 370-420

Poppyseed (kg U.P) Rs 380-390

Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 390-420

Red chillies (qntl) Rs 4,400-12,600

Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 135-150

Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 165-180

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

Turmeric (qntl) Rs 6,800-10,000

Tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,000-5,000

Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 6,500-8,000 Tea (kg) Rs 120-300

Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-160

Jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,400-19,600

Jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,200-21,700.

First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 14:42 IST