Coriander, turmeric ease on sluggish demand
Coriander and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today in view of sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.
Weakening trend in futures market and fresh arrivals from producing regions also put pressure on select spices.
Coriander and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 5,900-12,500 and Rs 8,400-11,500 per quintal, respectively.
Marketmen said muted demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals from producing regions, mainly pulled down coriander and turmeric prices.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 440-620, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 590-910, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 975-1,075, cardamom (colour robin) 880-900, cardamom bold 900-920, cardamom extra (bold) 990-1,050, cloves 550-640, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,500, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,500-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,200-8,400, mace-Red (kg) Rs 650-900, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 900-920, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 440-580, nutmeg (kg) Rs 390-400, poppy seed (China) Rs 480-500 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 470-490 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 510-520 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-12,500, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,400-11,500, tamarind (qntl) Rs 5,500-6,200, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,000, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,400-19,600 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,700-22,000.
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