New Delhi, Nov 14 (PTI) Pistachio prices edged up by Rs 5 per kg at the dry fruit market in the national capital today following increased buying by retailers and stockists amid fall in supplies from producing regions.

Prices of pistachio hairati and peshwari rose by Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,405-1,480 and Rs 1,580-1,655 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said increased offtake by retailers and stockists amid fall in supplies from producing regions, mainly pushed up pistachio prices.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 17,300-17,500, almond-gurbandi Rs 11,800-12,300, almond (girdhi) Rs 4,800-4,900, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-23,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 620-630 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 700-800 per kg, chilgoza- (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,600-2,700, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,080-1,090, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 980-990, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 920-935, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 825-835, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 665-765, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 635-760, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 535-655, copra (qtl) Rs 15,000-18,000, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,300-4,800, dry dates-red (qtl) Rs 3,000-11,500, fig Rs 19,000-25,000, kishmish kandhari local Rs 10,000-15,000, kishmish kandhari special Rs 8,000-20,000, kishmish Indian yellow Rs 3,400-4,000, kishmish Indian green Rs 6,000-10,000, pistachio Irani Rs 1,100-1,200, pistachio hairati Rs 1,405- 1,480, pistachio peshawari Rs 1,580-1,655, pistachio dodi (roasted) 750-860, walnut Rs 230-330 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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