New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) Pistachio prices fell by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruits market in the national capital today largely due to subdued demand from retailers and stockists.

Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from overseas markets also put pressure on pistachio prices.

Pistachio (hairati and peshawari) fell Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 1,400-1,475 and Rs 1,560-1,605 per kg, respectively.

Traders said 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 17,000-17,200, 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 605-615 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 700-800 per kg, chilgoza- (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,450-2,500, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,070-1,080, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 970-980, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 905-910, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 805-815, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 655-760, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 630-745, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 550-660, copra (qtl) Rs 15,800-18,300, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,800-5,500, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,500-12,500, fig Rs 25,000-35,000 (40 kg), kishmish kandhari local Rs 8,000- 10,000 (40 kg), kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000 (40 kg), kishmish Indian yellow (40 kg) Rs 3,800-4,500 (40 kg), kishmish Indian green Rs 6,500-8,500 (40 kg), pistachio Irani Rs 1,100-1,200 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,400-1,475 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,560-1,605 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted) 750-860 (1 kg), walnut Rs 230-320 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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