Wheat edges up on increased offtake by flour mills

NEW DELHI, June 7: Wheat prices edged higher by Rs 10 per quintal in an otherwise steady wholesale grains market today due to increased offtake by flour mills amid pause in arrivals from growing regions.
However, other grains remained flat in thin trade.
Traders said, besides increased offtake by flour mills, fall in supplies from producing belts led to rise in wheat prices.
In the national capital, wheat dara (for mills) rose by Rs 10 to Rs 1,745-1,750 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 1,750-1,755 per quintal.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,100-2,200, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,745-1,750 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,750-1,755, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 940-950 (50 kg), Maida Rs 960-970 (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 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,200-7,300, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,500-6,600, Permal raw Rs 2,375-2400, Permal wand Rs 2,475-2,525, Sela Rs 3,050-3,150 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,025-2,075, Bajra Rs 1,260-1,265, Jowar yellow Rs 1,650-1,700, white Rs 2,850-2,950, Maize Rs 1,290-1,295, Barley Rs 1,490-1,500. (PTI)


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