New Delhi, Oct 13 (PTI) Coriander and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today in view of muted demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.

Coriander and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 5,200-11,600 and Rs 8,500-11,500 per quintal, respectively.

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

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 440-650, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 580-900, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,050-1,150, cardamom (colour robin) 900-930, cardamom bold 970-990, cardamom extra (bold) 1,120-1,140, cloves 550-620, chirounji (kg) Rs 625-750, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,200-11,600, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,500-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,300-8,500, mace-Red (kg) Rs 600-790, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 900-910, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 390-500, nutmeg (kg) Rs 420-430, poppy seed (China) Rs 420-440 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 430-440 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 460-470 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,200-11,700, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,500, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 7,500-8,000, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,300-19,500 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,500-21,900.

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