Cardamom prices fall on muted demand

NEW DELHI, May 5: Cardamom brown prices fell by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today in view of low demand from retailers and stockists amidst adequate stocks.
Cardamom brown (Jhundiwali and Kanchicut) prices declined by Rs 10 each to settle at Rs 610-620 and Rs 660-960 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said muted demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, mainly pulled down cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 90-145, black pepper (per kg) 370-530,  betel-nut (kg) 250-280, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 610-620 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 660-960,  cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 920-1,020, cardamom (colour robin) 850-870, cardamom bold 880-900, cardamom extra (bold) 950-970, cloves 540-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 660-780, cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,200-12,200, dry mango (qntl) Rs 9,500-25,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 14,000-18,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,000-10,500, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,130, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,090-1,100, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 720-850, nutmeg (kg) Rs 440-450, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 360, (China) Rs 350 kg,  red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-15,000, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,400-11,200, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,800-5,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 9,000-10,000, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 130-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,500-16,600 and jeera-new best (qntl)  Rs 18,500-19,000. (PTI)