New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) Cashew prices rose by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruits 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 1,075-1,085, Rs 970-985, Rs 875-885 and Rs 785-795 per kg, respectively.

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

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 18,000-18,100, almond-gurbandi Rs 11,800-12,300, almond (girdhi) Rs 4,800-5,000, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 625-635 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 650-750 per kg, chilgoza-(Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,200-2,300, 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 650-755, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 625-735, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 545-655, copra (qtl) Rs 16,000-19,000, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 5,000-5,800, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,300-12,500, 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 4,800-6,000 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian green Rs 7,500-10,000 (40 kgs), pistachio Irani Rs 1,075-1,145 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,455-1,520 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,595-1,620 (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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