Chilli, turmeric up on retailers' buying
Chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today in view of increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks.
Furthermore, fall in supplies from producing regions and firming trend in futures market also supported the upside.
Chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 5,000-11,500 and Rs 8,500-11,600 per quintal, respectively.
Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing regions, mainly pushed up chilli and turmeric prices.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 440-650, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 580-900, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,050-1,150, cardamom (colour robin) 900-920, cardamom bold 950-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,075-1,100, cloves 525-640, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,300-11,700, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,200-16,800, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,100-8,400, mace-Red (kg) Rs 600-780, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 900-910, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 390-500, nutmeg (kg) Rs 410-420, poppy seed (China) Rs 420-430 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 420-430 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 450-460 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,000-11,500, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,600, 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 19,100-19,300 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,400-21,800.
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