Turmeric and jeera prices fell further by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today owing to subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.
Weakening trend in futures market and increased arrivals from producing regions also put pressure on the select spice prices.
Turmeric prices dropped by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 9,800-14,300 per quintal.
Jeera common and jeera best quality also drifted by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 14,100-14,600 and Rs 18,100-18,600 per quintal.
Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against higher arrivals from producing regions, mainly pulled down turmeric and jeera prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 150-190, black pepper (per kg) 690-880, betel-nut (kg) 300-350, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,440-1,450 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,540-1,880.
Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 550-680, cardamom (colour robin) 570-580, cardamom bold 590-600, cardamom extra (bold) 680-690 and cloves 540-650.
Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 650-700
Coriander (qntl) Rs 10,500-15,500
Dry mango (qntl) Rs 10,000-22,000
Dry ginger (qntl)Rs 20,000-25,000
Kalaunji (qntl) Rs 20,500-29,000
Mace-Red (kg) Rs 825-1,080
Mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,060-1,070
Methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-17,500
Makhana (kg) Rs 400-500
Nutmeg (kg) Rs 540-550
Poppyseed (kg Turkey) Rs 330-380
Poppyseed (kg China) Rs 350-370
Poppyseed (kg MP-RAJ) Rs 390-435
Red chillies (qntl) Rs 10,900-17,400
Saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 155-160
Saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 180-190
Soanf-bold (qntl) Rs 11,500-15,000
Turmeric (qntl) Rs 9,800-14,300
Tamarind (qntl) Rs 3,200-4,000
Tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 7,700-8,700 Tea (kg) Rs 100-260
Watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 145
Jeera common (qntl) Rs 14,100-14,600
Jeera best (qntl) Rs 18,100-18,600.