Turmeric sales edge up

Our Correspondent Erode | Updated on January 16, 2018 Published on October 26, 2016


The sale of turmeric in Erode markets increased ahead of Diwali. On Wednesday, 4,300 bags arrived for sale. The traders purchased 65-70 per cent of the stock to fulfil their local and some upcountry orders. The price of the turmeric remains static for the past one week. The finger variety increased by ₹200 a quintal and that of the root variety decreased by ₹100. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association, the finger turmeric was sold at ₹7,412-8,744 a quintal and the root variety at ₹7,089-7,811. Of the arrival of 1,295 bags, 710 were sold.

Published on October 26, 2016
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