Cardamom prices fall on sluggish demand

NEW DELHI, July 21: Cardamom brown prices fell by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today in view of easing demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.
Cardamom brown-Jhundiwali and Kanchicut prices declined by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 510-520 and Rs 560-870 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said, subdued demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks pulled down the cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 98-155, black pepper (per kg) 350-510,  betel-nut (kg) 250-280, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 510-520 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 560-870, cardamom small  (kg)-chitridar 950-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 825-850, cardamom bold 870-900, cardamom extra (bold) 1,030-1,050, cloves 540-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 530-650, cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,100, 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 980-1,350, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,230-1,280, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 550-725, nutmeg (kg) Rs 550-560, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 380,  (China) Rs 370 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-14,000, saffron Irani Rs 60-70 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 90-100 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,700-11,100, 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 115-120, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 18,800-19,000 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 21,100-21,600. (PTI)