Commodities

Turmeric touches ₹10,000 a quintal

Our Correspondent Erode | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on November 18, 2015




The price of the Salem Hybrid turmeric touched ₹10,000 a quintal on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, just 30 bags of fine variety Salem Hybrid finger turmeric arrived. Traders quoted ₹10,200 a quintal and purchased all the 30 bags. On Wednesday, 5,000 bags arrived for sale, of which 3,100 were sold.

The finger variety increased by ₹100 a quintal and the root variety was up ₹200-300 due to arrival of quality turmeric.

At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association, the finger turmeric fetched ₹6,609-9,988 a quintal and the root variety ₹6,099-9,289. Of the arrival of 1,611 bags, 1,020 were sold.

Published on November 18, 2015
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