Agri Business

Chilli, pepper up on fresh buying support

PTI | | Updated on: Jan 01, 2011


Red chilli and pepper prices shot up by Rs 200 per quintal in the national capital today on fresh buying by stockists and exporters.

Red chilli prices rose Rs 200 to settle at Rs 6,600-1,800 per quintal. Black pepper prices also traded higher at Rs 22,800-22,900 against the previous closing of Rs 22,600-22,700 per quintal.

Traders said the sentiment turned better following rising domestic and export demand and a firming trend at the futures market mainly pushed up chilli and pepper prices at the wholesale kirana market here.

Following are the quotations (in Rs per quintal):

Ajwain 16,000-19,500, black pepper common 22,800-22,900, betelnut (kg) 120-145, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,300-1,500 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,400-1,600.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 1,450-1,650, cardamom (colour robin) 1,550-1,600, cardamom bold 1,400-1,600, cardamom extra (bold) 1,650-1,700 and cloves (kg) 330-400.

Chirounji (new) (kg) Rs 400-440, Dry mango (Raipur) 6,500-9,000, Dhania 4,200-9,200, Dry ginger 22,000-26,000, Kalaunji 11,500-12,500, Mace-Red (kg) 1,650-1,900, Mace-Yellow (kg) 1,750-1,900, Methiseed 3,200-3,900, Makhana (kg) 260-360, Nutmeg 650-675, Poppyseed (KG Turkey) 230, Poppyseed (KG MP-RAJ) 230-280, Poppyseed (KG Kashmiri) 215, Red chillies 6,600-11,800, Saffron (kg) Irani 80,000-90,000, Saffron (kg) Kashmiri 1,20,000-1,40,000, Soanf-bold 10,000-14,000, Turmeric 17,900-20,900, Tamarind 2,300-2,900, Tamarind without seed 4,000-7,000, Tea (kg) 85-220, Watermelon kernel (kg) 140, Jeera common 13,600-13,800 and Jeera best 14,800-15,100.

Published on January 01, 2011
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