New Delhi, Apr 10 (PTI) Kishmish prices firmed up by Rs 50 per 40 kg at the wholesale dry fruits market today on emergence of stockists’ buying following uptick in demand.

However, other dry fruits remained flat in thin trade.

Marketmen said stockists’ buying, driven by pick-up in demand against restricted supplies from producing belts mainly pushed up kishmish prices.

In the national capital, kishmish Indian yellow and green went up by Rs 50 each to Rs 3750-4450 and Rs 5450-8050 per 40 kg, respectively.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 18,150-18,250, almond-gurbandi Rs 11,900-12,400, almond (girdhi) Rs 4,900-5,000, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 635-645 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 650-750 per kg, chilgoza-(Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,300-2,400, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,075-1,085, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 970-985, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 875-885, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 785-795, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 655-760, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 630-740, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 550-660, copra (qtl) Rs 16,100-18,600, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,700-5,400, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,500-12,500, fig Rs 25,000-35,000 (40 kgs), kishmish kandhari local Rs 8,000-10,000 (40 kgs), kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian yellow (40 kgs) Rs 3,750-4,450 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian green Rs 5,450-8,050 (40 kgs), pistachio Irani Rs 1,080-1,150 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,460-1,525 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,600-1,625 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted) 725-870 (1 kg), walnut Rs 230-320 and walnut kernel (1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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