Cardamom prices fall on subdued demand

NEW DELHI, Aug 25: 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 at prevailing higher levels following adequate stocks.
Cardamom brown-Jhundiwali and Kanchicut prices declined by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 580-600 and Rs 640-910 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists at prevailing higher levels against adequate stocks mainly pulled down cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 95-150, black pepper (per kg) 420-580, betel-nut (kg) 250-280, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 580-600 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 640-910, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 1,150-1,300, cardamom (colour robin) 1,050-1,100, cardamom bold 1,150-1,175, cardamom extra (bold) 1,225-1,250, cloves 530-600, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-780, cinnamon (kg) Rs 180-185, coriander (qntl) Rs 5,900-12,100, dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-24,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 18,000-23,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,500-10,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 1,200-1,800, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,500-1,550, methi (qntl) Rs 7,500-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 450-600, nutmeg (kg) Rs 750-780, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 460, (China) Rs 440 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 5,500-14,000, saffron Irani Rs 50-60 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 70-80 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,300-10,800, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,000-4,800, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 9,000-11,000, tea (kg) Rs 90-290, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 135-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 19,000-20,000 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 22,500-23,000. (PTI)