New Delhi, Nov 15 (PTI) Cashew prices fell by Rs 5 per kg at the dry fruit market in the national capital today owing to sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.

Besides, increased arrivals from producing belts against slackened demand from bulk consumers, also weighed pressure on the cashew prices.

Cashew kernel (No 180, 210, 240 and 230) prices fell Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,075-1,085, Rs 975-985, Rs 915-930 and Rs 820-830 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said slackened demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, weighed on the cashew prices.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 17,200-17,400, almond-gurbandi Rs 11,800-12,300, almond (girdhi) Rs 4,800-4,900, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-23,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 620-630 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 700-800 per kg, chilgoza- (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,700-2,800, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,075-1,085, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 975-985, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 915-930, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 820-830, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 665-770, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 640-760, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 540-660, copra (qtl) Rs 15,000-18,000, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,300-4,800, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,000-11,500, fig Rs 19,000-25,000, kishmish kandhari local Rs 10,000- 15,000, kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000, kishmish Indian yellow Rs 3,400-4,000, kishmish Indian green Rs 6,000- 10,000, pistachio Irani Rs 1,100-1,200, pistachio hairati Rs 1,405-1,480, pistachio peshawari Rs 1,580-1,655, pistachio dodi (roasted) 750-860, walnut Rs 230-330 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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