Almond prices up on rising demand
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Almond california prices rose by Rs 100 per 40 kg at the wholesale dry fruits market in the national capital today on rising demand from retailers and stockists amid low stocks.
Almond (California) rose by Rs 100 to Rs 18,800-18,900 per 40 kg. Its kernel also edged up by Rs 5 to Rs 705-715 per kg, respectively. Marketmen said increased demand from retailers and stockists against restricted arrivals, mainly attributed the rise in almond and its kernel prices.
Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California-new) Rs 18,800-18,900, almond-gurbandi Rs 12,500-13,100, almond (girdhi) Rs 5,200-5,300, abjosh afghani Rs 8,000-23,000, almond kernel (california-new) Rs 705-715 per kg, almond kernel (gurbandi) Rs 700-800 per kg, chilgoza-new (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 3,200-3,400, cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,085-1,095, cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 960-990, cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 930-945, cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 835-845, cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 680-780, cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 670-775, cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 570-680, copra (qtl) Rs 15,000-18,000, coconut powder (25 kgs) Rs 4,400-4,900, 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 9,000-21,000, kishmish Indian yellow Rs 3,600-4,600, kishmish Indian green Rs 6,200-12,200, pistachio Irani Rs 1,100-1,200, pistachio hairati Rs 1,400-1,470, pistachio peshawari Rs 1,575-1,650, pistachio dodi (roasted) 750-860, walnut Rs 250-350 and walnut kernel-new (1 kg) Rs 820-970.