Cardamom prices rise on buying support

NEW DELHI, June 16:Cardamom brown prices rose by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today largely on the back of increased buying support from retailers and stockists amidst low stocks.

Cardamom brown-Jhundiwali and Kanchicut prices rose by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 560-570 and Rs 610-910 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said rising demand from retailers and stockists against low stocks, mainly pushed up 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) 560-570 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 610-910, cardamom small (kg)-chitridar 880-980, cardamom (colour robin) 760-780, cardamom bold 800-810, cardamom extra (bold) 910-930, cloves 540-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 525-700, cinnamon (kg) Rs 170-175, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,200-12,400, dry mango (qntl) Rs 8,000-24,000, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 15,000-18,500, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 9,500-10,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 800-1,000, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 1,080-1,100, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 720-850, nutmeg (kg) Rs 420-430, poppy seed (Turkey) Rs 330, (China) Rs 320 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,100-15,100, saffron Irani Rs 80-90 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 100-120 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 9,500-18,500, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,500-11,400, 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 130-140, jeera-new common (qntl) Rs 16,900-17,000 and jeera-new best (qntl) Rs 19,000-19,500. (PTI)