Pistachio declines on fall in demand

NEW DELHI, Jan 21:  Pistachio prices fell by Rs 10 per kg in the national capital today largely due to fall in demand from retailers and stockists.
Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from overseas markets too put pressure on pistachio prices.
Pistachio (hairati and peshawari) were down by Rs 10 each to settle at Rs 1,350-1,450 and Rs 1,555-1,605 per kg, respectively.
Traders said fall in demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals, mainly led to the fall in pistachio prices.
Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs):
Almond (California) Rs 17,200-17,400,Almond(Gurbandi-new) Rs 12,000-12,200, Almond (Girdhi) Rs 5,600-5,700; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-23,000.
Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 610-615 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 725-825 per kg. (PTI)