New turmeric arrivals trickle in

Our Correspondent Erode | Updated on January 16, 2018 Published on December 29, 2016

The Regulated Marketing Committee at Erode received 10 bags of new Mysore 8 variety finger turmeric today for sale. The buyers, though it is of inferior quality, purchased all the ten bags for ₹5,500 a quintal,” said RKV Ravishankar, a trader. He said the arrivals increased to 2,600 bags and buyers were keen on getting medium variety turmeric. They purchased 1,800 bags to fulfil their local orders. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association, the finger variety was sold at ₹5,556-9,209 a quintal; the root variety ₹5,506-8,079. Of the arrival of 1,722 bags, 800 were sold.

Published on December 29, 2016
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