Wheat edges up on flour mills demand

NEW DELHI, June 23: Wheat prices rose by Rs 10 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today due to increased offtake by flour mills amid pause in arrivals from producing belts.
However, other grains remained flat in thin trade.
Traders said besides increased offtake by flour mills, fall in supplies from producing regions attributed the rise in wheat prices.
In the national capital, wheat dara (for mills) inched up by Rs 10 to Rs 1,750-1,755 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 1,760-1,765 per 90 kg.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,100-2,200, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,750-1,755 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,760-1,765, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290,Roller flour mill Rs 950-960 (50 kg), Maida Rs 970-980  (50 kg) and Sooji Rs 1,040-1,050 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,900, Basmati common new Rs 7,300-7,400, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,550-6,650, Permal raw Rs 2,425-2,450, Permal wand Rs 2,525-2,575, Sela Rs 3,050-3,150 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,025-2,075, Bajra Rs 1,250-1,255,  Jowar yellow Rs 1,650-1,700, white Rs 2,850-2,950, Maize Rs 1,270-1,275, Barley Rs 1,470-1,480. (PTI)