New Delhi, Aug 12 (PTI) Red chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today in view of increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks.
Further, fall in supplies from producing belts also supported the upside.
Chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 5,200-11,200 and Rs 9,100-11,900 per quintal, respectively.
Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing belts, mainly pushed up chilli and turmeric prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 500-700, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 640-660 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 710-930, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,000-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 910-930, cardamom bold 970-990, cardamom extra (bold) 1,160-1,180, cloves 560-675, chirounji (kg) Rs 570-700, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-155, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,600-11,800, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 11,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 7,800-8,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 650-820, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 920-940, methi (qntl) Rs 6,500-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 360-410, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppyseed (China) Rs 390-410 kg, poppyseed (U.P) Rs 400-410 kg, poppyseed (MP-RAJ) Rs 425- 440 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,200-11,200, saffron Irani Rs (per gram) 120-130, saffron Kashmiri Rs (per gram) 150-160, saunf (qntl) Rs 7,500-14,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 9,100-11,900, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 7,500-11,000, tea (kg) Rs 110-290, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,900-20,000 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,000-22,400.
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