New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) Turmeric and jeera prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on easing demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.

Besides, fresh arrivals from producing regions and weakening trend in futures market put pressure on the select spice prices.

Turmeric prices declined by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 7,700-10,800 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality also declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 16,600-16,800 and Rs 18,900-19,400 per quintal.

Marketmen said muted demand from retailers and stockists against sufficient stocks pulled down turmeric and jeera prices.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 380-550, betel-nut (kg) 260-330, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 650-680 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 720-1,020, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 980-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 925-950, cardamom bold 960-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,050-1,070, cloves 525-595, chirounji (kg) Rs 700-800, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,200, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-22,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,400-10,600, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,150, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 600-750, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-450, poppy seed (China) Rs 500-530 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 460-470 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,100-14,600, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,700-10,800, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,300-4,600, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,500, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 140-145, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,600-16,800 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 18,900-19,400.

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