Cardamom prices up on scattered buying


NEW DELHI, Dec 9:Cardamom prices rose by Rs 10 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 530-550 and Rs 610-910 per kg respectively.

            Marketmen said rising domestic as well as export demand against paucitty of stocks mainly weighed on cardamom prices.

            Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):

            Ajwain (per kg) 110-160, black pepper (per kg) 420-590, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 530-550 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 610-910, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 925-1,025, cardamom (colour robin) 880-890, cardamom bold 900-920, cardamom extra (bold) 990-1,010, cloves 525-600, chirounji (kg) Rs 650-770, cinnamon (kg) Rs 150-160, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,000-13,000, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,000-17,500, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 8,800-9,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 800-1,070, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 850-950, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 500-600, nutmeg (kg) Rs 400-410, poppy seed (China) Rs 500-520 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 490-510 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 530-540 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-13,000, saffron Irani Rs 110-120 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 130-140 (per gram),saunf (qntl) Rs 7,000-13,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,800- 12,000, tamarind (qntl) Rs 8,000-9,500, tamarind without seed (qntl)Rs 14,000-16,500, tea (kg) Rs 100-290, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 150-155, jeera common (qntl) Rs 20,700-20,800 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 23,000-23,500. (PTI)