New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) Jeera prices softened by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on muted demand against adequate stocks position.

However, other spices held steady in thin trade.

Marketmen said tepid demand from retailers as well as exporters against ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing regions, mainly weighed on the jeera prices.

Jeera common and best were down by Rs 100 each to Rs 20,200-20,500 and Rs 22,700-23,200 per quintal, respectively.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 410-580, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 510-520 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 570-590, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 925-1,050, cardamom (colour robin) 870-890, cardamom bold 890-910, cardamom extra (bold) 980-1,020, cloves 525-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,800-12,400, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,500-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,100-8,300, mace-Red (kg) Rs 800-1,080, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 800-900, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 430-560, nutmeg (kg) Rs 400-410, poppy seed (China) Rs 490-510 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 480-500 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 520-530 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,100-12,600, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram),saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,600- 11,800,tamarind (qntl) Rs 7,000-8,500, tamarind without seed (qntl)Rs 9,500-10,500, tea (kg) Rs 100-290, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 20,200-20,500 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,700-23,200.

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