Coriander, Jeera decline on subdued demand

NEW DELHI, July 27:  Coriander and jeera prices fell up to Rs 200 per quintal in the national capital today owing to subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.
Weakening trend in futures market also put pressure on the select spice prices.
Coriander prices fell by Rs 200 to Rs 7,800-11,800 per quintal.
Jeera common and best quality also declined by up to Rs 200 to conclude at Rs 13,100-13,500 and Rs 17,100-17,400 per quintal.
Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, mainly pulled down coriander and jeera prices on the wholesale kirana market here.
The following are today’s quotations per quintal:
Ajwain 11,000-17,500, black pepper (per kg) 430-550, betel-nut (kg) 180-200, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,000-1,040 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,030-1,180.
Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 640-740, cardamom (colour robin) 590-690, cardamom bold 640-690, cardamom extra (bold) 790-890 and cloves (kg) 825-925. (PTI)


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