Coriander and jeera prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on easing demand from retailers and stockists amid sufficient stocks.
Besides, increased arrivals from producing regions and weakening trend in futures market, put pressure on select spice prices.
Coriander prices drifted lower by Rs 100 to finish at Rs 5,200-11,500 per quintal.
Jeera common and jeera best quality also declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 19,800-20,000 and Rs 21,700-22,000 per quintal.
Marketmen said muted demand from retailers and stockists against sufficient stocks, mainly pulled down coriander and jeera prices.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 430-640, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 580-600 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 660-915, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,070-1,170, cardamom (colour robin) 920-945, cardamom bold 1,000-1,030, cardamom extra (bold) 1,200-1,220, cloves 540-630, chirounji (kg) Rs 625-740, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-155, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,200-11,500, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 13,100-17,700, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,100-8,300, mace-Red (kg) Rs 590-800, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 890-900, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 390-500, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppy seed (China) Rs 400-410 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 405-415 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 440-450 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 4,800-11,300, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,500-14,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,700-11,800, 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 19,800-20,000 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,700-22,000.
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