New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) Chilli and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today due to subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.

Chilli and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 6,400-15,900 and Rs 7,700-10,700 per quintal, respectively.

Marketmen said muted demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals from producing regions, mainly pulled down chilli and turmeric prices.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 370-540, betel-nut (kg) 260-330, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 620-650 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 690-990, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 970-1,070, cardamom (colour robin) 890-920, cardamom bold 930-950, cardamom extra (bold) 1,020-1,030, cloves 520-590, chirounji (kg) Rs 690-790, cinnamon (kg) Rs 140-150, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,200, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-22,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 11,000-11,200, mace-Red (kg) Rs 890-1,115, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 960-980, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 580-730, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 300-320, (U.P) Rs 460-470 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,400-15,900, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-16,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,700-10,700, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,100, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,500, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 130-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,200-16,400 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 18,400-18,900.

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