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Jeera, turmeric edge higher on pick up in demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prices of and turmeric rose Rs 100 per at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today due to upsurge in demand.

However, other spices remain flat in thin trade.

Marketmen said besides uptick in demand from stockists and retailers, fall in supplies from growing regions mainly led to rise in and turmeric prices.

common and best quality rose Rs 100 each to Rs 21,100-21,200 and Rs 23,500-24,000 per quintal, respectively.

Turmeric also traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 8,900-11,900 per

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 470-600, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 650-670 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 770-1,020, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 975-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 900-910, cardamom bold 925-950, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,040, cloves 555-630, chirounji (kg) Rs 780-900, cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-165, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,300-12,900, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 11,900-16,900, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 11,400-11,900, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,180, mace- Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 625-725, nutmeg (kg) Rs 470-490, poppy seed (China) Rs 530-560 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 520-540 kg, poppy seed (MP- RAJ) Rs 530-550 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,400-13,900, saffron Irani Rs 100-110 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 120- 140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,500-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,900-11,900, tamarind (qntl) Rs 7,000-9,000, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 14,000-15,500, tea (kg) Rs 100-290, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 21,100-21,200 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 23,500-24,000.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 14:25 IST