Chilli, turmeric rise on stockist buying


Red chilli and turmeric traded higher by Rs 100 per quintal here today on increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks.

Further, fall in supplies from producing belts and firming trend in futures market supported the upside.

Chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 7,600-15,300 and Rs 7,900-12,400 per quintal, respectively.

Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing belts, mainly pushed up chilli and turmeric prices.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 155-190, black pepper (per kg) 600-750, betel-nut (kg) 300-350, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,800-1,820 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 2,070-2,090.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 790-850, cardamom (colour robin) 790-810, cardamom bold 800-820, cardamom extra (bold) 930-980 and cloves 750-850.

– Busines Standard


  1. Yes, the price of red chilli increased like any thing. Aug and Sep months chilli price increases Rs.200 more. The price of TEJA red chilli dry in the april and may is 750-900. Now the price is in between 1200 to 1350 in Andhra Pradesh.


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