New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) Cashew prices fell by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruits market in the national capital today owing to sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks. Also Read - Removing a Condom Without Consent Soon to Become Illegal in California, Will Others Follow Suit?

Increased arrivals from producing regions against slackened demand from bulk consumers also weighed pressure on the cashew prices. Also Read - Nurse in California Tests Positive For Coronavirus Week After Receiving Pfizer Vaccine: Report

Cashew kernel (No 180, 210, 240 and 230) prices fell Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,075-1,085, Rs 975-985, Rs 910-915 and Rs 810-820 per kg, respectively. Also Read - Tragic! Mexican Singer Jerry Demara Dies in 'Unbearable Pain' After Wrongly Injecting Vitamin Into His Buttocks

Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists at prevailing higher levels against increased arrivals, weighed on cashew prices.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 17,000-17,200, almond-gurbandi Rs 12,000-12,500, almond (girdhi) Rs 5,000-5,100, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-25,000, almond kernel (california) Rs 600-610 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 650-750 per kg, chilgoza- (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 2,500-2,550, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,075-1,085, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 975-985, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 910-915, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 810-820, 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 16,000-18,500, 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 1,080-1,150 (1 kg), pistachio hairati Rs 1,405-1,480 (1 kg), pistachio peshawari Rs 1,565-1,610 (1 kg), pistachio dodi (roasted) 725-860 (1 kg), walnut Rs 230-320 and walnut kernel(1 kg) Rs 500-900.

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