Turmeric, Jeera decline on subdued demand


NEW DELHI: Turmeric and jeera prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today owing to subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.

Turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 to Rs 6,300-11,300 per quintal.

Jeera common and best quality also declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 13,000-13,400 and Rs 17,000-17,300 per quintal.

Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks, mainly pulled down turmeric and jeera prices on the wholesale kirana market here.

The following are today’s quotations per quintal: Ajwain 11,000-17,500, black pepper (per kg) 430-550, betel-nut (kg) 180-200, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,000-1,040 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,030-1,180.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 640-740, cardamom (colour robin) 590-690, cardamom bold 640-690, cardamom extra (bold) 790-890 and cloves (kg) 825-925.

Source: India Times


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