Cardamom prices fall on sluggish demand

NEW DELHI, July 14: 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 amidst adequate stocks.
Cardamom brown-Jhundiwali and Kanchicut prices declined by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 530-540 and Rs 580-890 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, mainly pulled down cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 98-155, black pepper (per kg) 340-500,  betel-nut (kg) 250-280, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-540 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 580-890, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 925-1,075, cardamom (colour robin) 800-830, cardamom bold 850-870, cardamom extra (bold) 1,000-1,020, cloves 540-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 500-650, cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,800-12,000, dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-24,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 14,800-17,800, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,300-9,800, mace-Red (kg) Rs 850-1,100, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,130-1,150, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 580-780, nutmeg (kg) Rs 470-480, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 360, (China) Rs 350 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,800-14,800, saffron Irani Rs 60-70 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 90-100 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,000, 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 18,500-18,700 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 20,600-21,100. (PTI)