New Delhi, Jun 30 (PTI) Turmeric and jeera prices rose up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today largely on the back of increased demand from retailers and stockists amid fall in supplies from growing regions. Also Read - Will Quit if Centre Brings Law Allowing Only One Member of Family in Politics: Mamata’s Nephew Abhishek Banerjee
Fresh overseas enquiries also supported the uptrend. Also Read - Cold Day in Capital: Delhi Records Lowest Maximum Temperature This Month at 15 Degrees Celsius
Turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 8,700-11,600 per quintal. Also Read - Check Haryana Authorities' Travel Advisory For Jan 25-27 in View of Farmers' Republic Day Tractor Rally
Jeera common and jeera best quality also increased by Rs 200 each to conclude at Rs 18,300-18,500 and Rs 20,300-20,800 per quintal.
Traders said apart from buying support from retailers and stockists, rising export demand, mainly pushed up turmeric and jeera prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 98-155, black pepper (per kg) 350-510, betel-nut (kg) 250-280, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 560-570 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 610-910, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 880-980, cardamom (colour robin) 760-780, cardamom bold 800-820, cardamom extra (bold) 925-950, cloves 545-615, chirounji (kg) Rs 525-700, cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,100-12,300, dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-24,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 15,200-18,200, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,700-10,200, mace-Red (kg) Rs 800-990, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,100-1,120, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 730-930, nutmeg (kg) Rs 420-430, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 350, (China) Rs 340 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,200-15,200, saffron Irani Rs 60-70 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 90-100 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,700-11,600, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,500-5,000, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 9,000-10,000, tea (kg) Rs 80-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 120-125, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 18,300-18,500 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 20,300-20,800.
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