Coriander, jeera rise on falling supply


Coriander and jeera prices were up by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today amid fall in supplies from producing belts against fresh buying by retailers and stockists.

Firming trend in futures market also supported the uptrend.

Coriander prices rose by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 9,500-17,000 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality were also higher by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 10,800-11,100 and Rs 14,100-14,700 per quintal.

Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing belts pushed up coriander and jeera prices on the wholesale kirana market here.

Following are today’s quotations per quintal:

Ajwain (per kg) 15,500-20,000, black pepper (per kg) 710-860, betel-nut (kg) 180-200, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,400-1,430 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,500-1,625.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 730-780, cardamom (colour robin) 710-770, cardamom bold 760-780, cardamom extra (bold) 930-980 and cloves 850-900.

– Business Standard


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