Arrival of turmeric bags to market is decreasing daily. Thursday recorded the lowest arrival on a single day, in 25 years of sale , said RKV Ravishankar, President, Erode Turmeric Merchants Association.
In all four markets, only 1,200 bags arrived for sale and 50 per cent of the stock sold. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales yard finger turmeric sold for ₹7,798 to ₹8,969 a quintal and root variety at ₹7,523 to ₹8,300 a quintal.
Of the arrival of 360 bags, 168 were sold. At the Regulated Market Committee finger turmeric sold at ₹7,699 to ₹8,919 a quintal and root variety at ₹7,499 to ₹8,229 a quintal. Out of 323 bags, 250 were sold.a