Commodities

Pistachio declines on sluggish demand

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 19, 2011 Published on March 19, 2011

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Pistachio prices declined by up to Rs 30 per kg in the national capital today owing to sluggish demand from retailers and stockists.

Adequate stocks following increased arrivals from the overseas markets also put pressure on pistachio prices.

Pistachio hairati and peshawari fell by up to Rs 30 to settle at Rs 1,000-1,050 and Rs 1,250-1,300 per kg, respectively.

Traders said subdued demand from retailers and stockists mainly weighed on the prices.

Following are the quotations in Rs per 40 kg:

Almond (California) 10,000, Almond (gurbandi-new) 4,800-4,900, almond (girdhi) 2,650-2,700 and Abjosh Afghani 7,000-20,000.

Almond kernel in per kg (California) 350-360, almond kernel (gurbandi-new) (kg) 300-370.

Chilgoza (roasted) (1 kg) 1,500-1,600, Cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) 625-635 Cashew kernel (no 210) 590-595, Cashew kernel (no 240) 525-530, Cashew kernel (no 320) 440-455, Cashew kernel broken 2 pieces 380-430, Cashew kernel broken 4 pieces 360-410, Cashew kernel broken 8 pieces 280-350, Copra (qtl) 7,300-7,400, Coconut powder (25 kg) 2,600-2,900, Dry dates red (qtl) 3,700-9,000, Fig 6,000-15,000, Kishmish Kandhari local 8,500-8,800, Kishmish Kandhari special 12,500-25,000, Kishmish Indian yellow 3,600-4,400, Kishmish Indian green 5,800-8,800, Pistachio Irani 680-700, Pistachio Hairati 1,000-1,050, Pistachio Peshawari 1,250-1,300, Pistachio Dodi (roasted) 500-550, Walnut 180-300 Walnut kernel (1kg) 500-800.

Published on March 19, 2011
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