New Delhi, Apr 12 (PTI) Cashew prices rose by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruits market in the national capital today on fresh buying support from retailers and stockists amid low stocks.

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

Cashew kernel No 180, No 210, No 240 and No 320 rose by Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 1,080-1,090, Rs 975-990, Rs 880-890 and Rs 790-800 per kg, respectively.

However, other dryfruits after moving in a tight range settled flat.

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

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 1,080-1,090, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 975-990, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 880-890, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 790-800, 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 16,300-18,800, 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 3,750-4,450 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian green Rs 5,450-8,050 (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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