Agri Business

Turmeric pales as arrivals rise

Our Correspondent Erode | Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on August 11, 2015

Spot turmeric prices decreased at Erode markets duw to heavy arrivals.On Tuesday, 8,800 bags arrived for sale and of this 4,300 bags were sold. The traders procured only medium and fine variety turmeric. The price of the finger turmeric decreased by ₹100 a quintal, while that of the root variety was up ₹300.

At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association sales yard, the finger turmeric was sold at ₹5,298-7,679 a quintal; the root variety ₹4,999-7,108. Of the arrival of 2,886 bags, 1,100 were sold.

At the Regulated Marketing Committee, the finger turmeric fetched ₹6,579-7,729 and the root variety ₹6,319-7,137. Of the 1,427 bags offered, 1,172 were traded.

Published on August 11, 2015
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