New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) Coriander and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 each per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.

Coriander and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to settle at Rs 5,700-12,000 and Rs 7,400-10,400 per quintal, respectively.

Marketmen said, subdued demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals from producing belts, mainly pulled down coriander 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) 660-670 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 720-1,000, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 950-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 890-910, cardamom bold 920-940, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,012, cloves 530-600, chirounji (kg) Rs 680-790, cinnamon (kg) Rs 140-150, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,700-12,000, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-22,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,500-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,800-11,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,125, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,000-1,020, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 630-780, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-440, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 300-310, (U.P) Rs 450-460 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 470-480 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-15,000, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-16,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,400-10,400, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,200, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,5000, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 130-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,600-16,700 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 18,300-18,800.

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