New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) Cashew prices rose by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruit market in the national capital today on increased buying support from retailers and stockists amid low stocks.

Furthermore, fall in supplies from growing regions supported the uptrend.

Cashew kernel No 180, No 210, No 240 and No 320 rose by Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,080-1,090, Rs 980-990 Rs 920-935 and Rs 825-835 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said increased buying by retailers and stockists against restricted supplies from growing regions, mainly pushed up cashew prices.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 17,300-17,500, 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 2,600-2,700, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,080-1,090, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 980-990, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 920-935, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 825-835, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 665-765, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 635-760, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 535-655, 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 1,400- 1,475, pistachio peshawari Rs 1,575-1,650, pistachio dodi (roasted) 750-860, walnut Rs 230-330 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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