New Delhi, Nov 15 (PTI) Chilli and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today following subdued demand from stockists and retailers amid poor export offtake.

Chilli and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 5,900-12,400 and Rs 8,400-11,500 per quintal, respectively.

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

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 440-620, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 590-910, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,000-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 880-900, cardamom bold 900-920, cardamom extra (bold) 990-1,000, cloves 540-630, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,000-12,600, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,700-17,200, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,300-8,600, mace-Red (kg) Rs 630-840, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 920-930, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 440-560, nutmeg (kg) Rs 410-420, poppy seed (China) Rs 450-460 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 440-460 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,400, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,400-11,500, tamarind (qntl) Rs 5,100-5,800, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,000-8,500, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,200-19,400 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,600-21,900.

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