New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) Pistachio edged higher by Rs 5 per kg at the dry fruits market in the national capital today on mild demand from retailers.

Marketmen said some demand from retailers mainly led to the rise in pistachio prices.

Pistachio Irani, Hairati and Peshawari were quoted higher by Rs 5 each to Rs 1,105-1,205, Rs 1,400-1,475 and Rs 1,575- 1,650 per kg, respectively.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 17,200-17,400, 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 620-630 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 700-800 per kg, chilgoza- (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,700-2,800, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,085- 1,095, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 985-995, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 920-925, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 820-830, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 660-765, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 635-755, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 540-665, copra (qtl) Rs 16,000-18,500, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 5,000-5,500, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,500-12,000, fig Rs 25,000-40,000 (40 kg), kishmish kandhari local Rs 10,000- 15,000 (40 kg), kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000 (40 kg), kishmish Indian yellow (40 kg) Rs 3,500-4,200 (40 kg), kishmish Indian green Rs 6,200-10,200 (40 kg), pistachio Irani Rs 1,105-1,205 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,400-1,475 (1 kg),pistachio peshawari Rs 1,575-1,650 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted)750-860 (1 kg), walnut Rs 220-320 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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