Chilli, Jeera Weaken on Subdued Demand
New Delhi, Oct 14: Chilli 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 sufficient stocks. Chilli prices drifted lower by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 4,900-11,400 per quintal. Jeera common and jeera best quality also declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 19,200-19,400 and Rs 21,400-21,700 per quintal.
Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against sufficient stocks, mainly pulled down chilli
and jeera prices. Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 440-650,
betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 580-900, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,040-1,140, cardamom (colour robin) 900-920, cardamom bold 950-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,100-1,120, cloves 525-615, chirounji (kg) Rs 625-750, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,200-11,600, dry mango (qntl) Rs 5,000-15,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,200-16,800, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,100-8,400, mace-Red (kg) Rs 600-790, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 900-910, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 420-520, nutmeg (kg) Rs 410-420, poppy seed (China) Rs 420-440 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 425-440 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 460-470 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 4,900-11,400, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,400-11,500, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 7,500-8,000, tea (kg) Rs 90-280, watermelon kernel (kg) Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,200-19,400 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 21,400-21,700.