Cardamom prices up on fresh buying

NEW DELHI, Mar 10: Cardamom prices rose by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today largely on rising demand from retailers and stockists amid paucity of stocks.
Cardamom brown Jhundiwali and brown-Kanchicut were up by Rs 10 each to Rs 650-680 and Rs 720-1,020 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said rising domestic as well as export demand against paucity of stocks mainly weighed on cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 380-550, betel-nut (kg) 260-330, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 650-680 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 720-1,020, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 980-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 925-950, cardamom bold 960-980, cardamom extra (bold) 1,050-1,070, cloves 525-595, chirounji (kg) Rs 700-800, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,000-12,300, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-22,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,000, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,400-10,600, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,150, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 600-750, nutmeg (kg) Rs 430-450, poppy seed (China) Rs 500-530 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 460-470 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 480-490 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,100-14,600, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,000-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 7,800-10,900, tamarind (qntl) Rs 4,300-4,600, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 8,500-9,500, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 140-145, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,800-17,000 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 19,100-19,600. (PTI)