Coriander, turmeric prices slip on muted demand

NEW DELHI, June 23: Coriander and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks position.
Coriander and turmeric prices drifted lower by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 6,000-12,200 and Rs 8,500-11,400 per quintal, respectively.
Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals from producing belts pulled down coriander and turmeric prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 93-150, black pepper (per kg) 335-495,  betel-nut (kg) 250-280, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 550-560 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 600-900, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 875-975, cardamom (colour robin) 755-775,  cardamom bold 800-805, cardamom extra (bold) 905-925, cloves 540-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 525-700, cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,000-12,200, dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-24,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 15,000-18,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,500-10,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 800-1,000, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,100-1,120, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 720-890, nutmeg (kg) Rs 420-430, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 360, (China) Rs 350 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-15,000, saffron Irani Rs 60-70 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 90-100 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,400, 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 120-130, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 17,500-17,700 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 19,500-20,000. (PTI)