New Delhi, Apr 14 (PTI) Pistachio prices fell by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruits market in the national capital today largely due to a fall in demand from retailers and stockists.

Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from producing regions too put pressure on pistachio prices.

Pistachio (hairati and peshawari) were trading down by Rs 5 each settling at Rs 1,455-1,520 and Rs 1,595-1,620 per kg, respectively.

Traders said, a fall in demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals, mainly led to the fall in pistachio prices.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 18,000-18,100, almond-gurbandi Rs 11,800-12,300, almond (girdhi) Rs 4,800-5,000, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 625-635 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 650-750 per kg, chilgoza-(Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,200-2,300, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,070-1,080, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 965-980, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 870-880, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 780-790, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 650-755, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 625-735, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 545-655, copra (qtl) Rs 16,000-19,000, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 5,000-5,800, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,300-12,500, 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 4,800-6,000 (40 kgs), kishmish Indian green Rs 7,500-10,000 (40 kgs), pistachio Irani Rs 1,075-1,145 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,455-1,520 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,595-1,620 (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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