Agri Business

Pepper, turmeric prices up on buying support

PTI New Delhi | Updated on November 09, 2017 Published on December 31, 2010

Graded Pepper displayed for sale at spice shop in Kochi. - KKMustafah.   -  Business Line

Black pepper and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today due to increased buying by stockists and exporters, amid firm trend in futures trade.

Tight stocks position following fall in supplies from producing belts also influenced the prices.

Pepper prices rose by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 22,600-22,700 per quintal.

Turmeric prices also traded higher at Rs 17,900-20,900 against previous mark of Rs 17,800-20,800 per quintal.

Traders said increased buying by stockists following rising exporters demand, mainly pushed up pepper and turmeric prices at the wholesale kirana market here.

Following are today’s quotations (a quintal): Ajwain 16,000-19,500, black pepper common 22,600-22,700 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.

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Published on December 31, 2010
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