Commodities

Mixed trend in turmeric

. Our Correspondent Erode | Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on January 23, 2018

Spot turmeric prices showed a mixed trend amid limited sales at Erode markets on Tuesday. “We are getting limited quantity of Mysore variety and the turmeric buying season will commence from February when the arrival of new crop hits the yards and prices will improve,” said Palanisamy, a trader. All the traders are awaiting North Indian orders, he said. On Tuesday, 2,300 bags arrived for sale. The finger turmeric lost ₹500 a quintal, while root turmeric gained ₹400. At the Regulated Marketing Committee, the finger variety fetched ₹6,309-7,361 a quintal; root variety was sold at ₹5,669-6,811. Of the 185 bags on offer, only 79 were sold

Published on January 23, 2018
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