New Delhi, Apr 9 (PTI) In restricted activity, almond prices edged higher by Rs 50 per 40 kg at the wholesale dry fruits market today on mild demand from retailers.

However, other dry fruits held steady in thin trade.

Marketmen said some demand from retailers mainly led to rise in almond prices.

In the national capital, almond (California-New) rose by Rs 50 to Rs 18,150-18,250 per 40 kg. Its kernel also traded higher by Rs 5 to Rs 635-645 per kg.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 18,150-18,250, almond-gurbandi Rs 11,900-12,400, almond (girdhi) Rs 4,900 5,000,abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california)Rs 635-645 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 650-750 per kg,chilgoza-(Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,300-2,400, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,075-1,085, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 970-985, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 875-885, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 785-795, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 655-760, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 630-740, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 550-660, copra (qtl) Rs 16,100-18,600, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,700-5,400, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,500-12,500, fig Rs 25,000-35,000 (40 kgs), kishmish kandhari local Rs 8,000-10,000 (40 kgs), kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian yellow (40 kgs) Rs 3,700-4,400 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian green Rs 5,400-8,000 (40 kgs), pistachio Irani Rs 1,080-1,150 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,460-1,525 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,600-1,625 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted) 725-870 (1 kg), walnut Rs 230-320 and walnut kernel (1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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