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Pistachio declines on low demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Pistachio fell by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today largely due to slackened demand from retailers and stockists.

Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from overseas markets also put pressure on pistachio prices.

Pistachio (hairati and peshawari) were down Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 1,400-1,480 and Rs 1,500-1,550 per kg, respectively.

Traders said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals, mainly led to fall in pistachio prices.

Following are today's quotations (per 40 kgs):

Almond (California) Rs 23,100, Almond (Gurbandi-new) Rs 10,700-11,200; Almond (Girdhi) Rs 7,300-7,500; Abjosh Afghani Rs 15,000-20,000.

Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 785-805 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 750-850 per kg.

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First Published: Thu, August 20 2015. 15:13 IST
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