Cardamom weakens on subdued demand

NEW DELHI, Jan 20: Cardamom prices fell by Rs 10 per kg at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today owing to slackened demand.
Cardamom brown Jhundiwali and brown-Kanchicut were trading down Rs 10 each to settle at Rs 740-760 and Rs 800- 1,100 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said subdued domestic as well as export demand against adequate stock positions mainly weighed on cardamom prices.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):
Ajwain (per kg) 120-170, black pepper (per kg) 440-590, betel-nut (kg) 260-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 740-760 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 800-1,100, 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 6,300-12,900, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,500-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 11,800-16,800, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,800-11,000, 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 520-540 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 520-530 kg, poppy seed (MP- RAJ) Rs 540-560 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,400-13,900, saffron Irani Rs 100-110 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 120- 140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,500-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,400-11,300, 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 19,800-19,900 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,800-23,300. (PTI)