Cardamom prices fall on subdued demand

NEW DELHI, Jan 27: Cardamom brown prices fell by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today owing to easing demand from retailers and stockists amidst adequate stocks.
Increased arrivals from producing regions also put pressure on the cardamom brown prices.
Cardamom brown-Jhundiwali and Kanchicut prices declined by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 720-740 and Rs 770-1,060 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said low demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, mainly pulled down cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 420-570, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 720-740 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 770-1,060, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 970-1,045, cardamom (colour robin) 895-905, cardamom bold 920-945, cardamom extra (bold) 1,015-1,035, cloves 550-620, chirounji (kg) Rs 780-900, cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-165, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,400-13,000, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 11,000-11,200, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,175, mace- Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 600-725, nutmeg (kg) Rs 470-490, poppy seed (China) Rs 540-560 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 530-550 kg, poppy seed (MP- RAJ) Rs 550-570 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,500-14,000, saffron Irani Rs 100-110 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 120- 140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,500-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,400, tamarind (qntl) Rs 6,000-7,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 11,000-14,000, tea (kg) Rs 100-290, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 145-150, jeera common (qntl) Rs 20,000-20,100 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 23,000-23,500. (PTI)