New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) Groundnut oil prices drifted lower by Rs 100 per quintal in an otherwise steady wholesale oils and oilseeds market today owing to reduced offtake by stockists.

However, castor oil in the non-edible section, also slipped on sluggish demand from consuming industries.

Marketmen reduced offtake by stockists following easing demand from retailers against adequate stocks position led to decline in groundnut oil prices.

In the national capital, groundnut mill delivery (Gujarat) oil fell by Rs 100 to Rs 8,700 per quintal.

Among non-edible, castor oil also drifted down by Rs 100 to Rs 7,900-8,000 per quintal.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal): Oilseeds: Mustard seed Rs 2,950-3,050 and Groundnut seed Rs 2,150-2,900. Vanaspati Ghee (15-litre tin) Rs 800-1,000.

Edible oils: Groundnut Mill Delivery (Gujarat) Rs 8,700, Groundnut Solvent Refined (per tin) Rs 1,675-1,775, Mustard expeller (Dadri) Rs 7,950, Mustard Pakki Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,300-1,345, Mustard Kachi Ghani (per tin) Rs 1,350-1,450, Sesame Mill delivery Rs 8,750, Soybean Refined Mill Delivery (Indore) Rs 7,650, Soybean Degum (Kandla) Rs 7,250, Crude Palm Oil (Ex-Kandla) Rs 5,250, Cottonseed Mill Delivery (Haryana) Rs 6,850, Palmolein (RBD) Rs 6,400, Palmolein (Kandla) Rs 6,450 and Coconut (per tin) Rs 3,000-3,050.

Non-edible oils: Linseed Rs 9,000, Castor Rs 7,900-8,000, Neem Rs 5,350-5,450.

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