New Delhi, Jun 20 (PTI) Pistachio prices edged up by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today following increased buying by retailers and stockists amidst fall in supplies from overseas markets.

Prices of pistachio hairati and peshwari rose by Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,425-1,450 and Rs 1,525-1,550 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said increased offtake by retailers and stockists amid fall in supplies from overseas markets, mainly pushed up pistachio prices at the dry fruit market here.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California) Rs 16,800-17,000, almond (Gurbandi) Rs 12,000-12,100, almond (Girdhi) Rs 5,000-5,200; abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-23,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 590-595 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 725-800 per kg, chilgoza (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,500-2,700, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,065-1,075, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 935-945, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 885-895, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 785-795, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 670-770, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 650-765, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 550-660, copra (qtl) Rs 8,500-10,500, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 3,900-4,300, dry dates Red (qtl) Rs 2,400-12,000, fig Rs 20,000-26,000, kishmish kandhari local Rs 10,000-15,000, kishmish kandhari special Rs 9,000-21,000, kishmish Indian yellow Rs 3,800-4,800, kishmish Indian green Rs 5,000-7,500, pistachio Irani Rs 1,030-1,130, pistachio hairati Rs 1,425- 1,450, pistachio peshawari Rs 1,525-1,550, pistachio dodi (roasted) 700-800, walnut Rs 270-380 and walnut kernel (1 kg) Rs 800-1,300.

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