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Turmeric, jeera up as demand rises

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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

Firming trend in futures market also supported the rise in prices.

Turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 7,500-10,500 per

Jeera common and jeera best quality also increased by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 16,400-16,600 and Rs 18,600-19,100 per quintal, respectively.

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

Following are today's quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 360-530, betel-nut (kg) 260-330, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 610-640 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 680-980, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 950-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 870-900, cardamom bold 910-930, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,010, cloves 520-590, chirounji (kg) Rs 680-780, cinnamon (kg) Rs 140-150, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,800-12,100, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-22,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,200-17,200, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 11,300-11,500, mace-Red (kg) Rs 880-1,105, mace-(kg) Rs 950-970, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 600-750, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 300-310, (U.P) Rs 450-460 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 470-480 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,300-15,800, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-16,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,500-10,500, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,200, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,5000, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 130-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,400-16,600 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 18,600-19,100.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 15:05 IST