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Turmeric sale improves on local demand

Our Correspondent Erode | Updated on May 28, 2020 Published on May 28, 2020

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The sale of Turmeric has been increased. “Though the turmeric traders received few upcountry demands, many traders buying for their local demand.

2,986 bags of turmeric was arrived for sale on Thursday, the traders have purchased 2,061 bags. Some farmers quoted Rs 250 a quintal more for finger turmeric at the Regulated Marketing Committee and the traders quoted Rs 100 a quintal more at the remaining two markets. Some bags of root variety were also increased by Rs 100 a quintal in all the markets”, said RKV Ravishankar, President, Erode Turmeric Merchants Association.

At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales Yard, the finger turmeric was sold at Rs 5,336- 6,539 a quintal, root variety was sold at Rs 4.875-5833 a quintal. Of the arrival of 1277 bags of turmeric 675 bags were sold.

At the Regulated Marketing Committee the finger turmeric was sold at Rs 5,169-6,374 a quintal, root variety was sold at Rs 4,689 to Rs 5,699 a quintal.

At the Erode Cooperative Marketing Society finger turmeric was sold at Rs 5,309-6,536 a quintal, root variety was sold at Rs 4,389-5,869 a quintal.

Published on May 28, 2020
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