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Black pepper and jeera prices rise at wholesale kirana market

Traders said increased offtake by local parties and stockists, driven by rising demand amid a firm trend in most spices in futures trading buoyed the sentiments.


PTI Last Updated at 28-07-2018 13:35:51 IST India
Black pepper and jeera prices rise at wholesale kirana market
  • Pick-up in exports demand also influenced select spice prices, they added. (Image Credit: Pixabay)

Kirana: Prices of black pepper and jeera continued to rise for the second straight week at the wholesale kirana market on increased buying by retailers and stockists against restricted arrivals from producing regions.

Traders said increased offtake by local parties and stockists, driven by rising demand amid a firm trend in most spices in futures trading buoyed the sentiments.

Pick-up in exports demand also influenced select spice prices, they added.

Black pepper prices moved up by Rs 10 to conclude at Rs 360-520 per kg on brisk buying by exporters amid tight supplies.

Cardamom brown -- Jhundiwali and Kanchicut -- traded higher at Rs 570-590 and Rs 640-920 as compared with previous close of Rs 510-520 and Rs 560-870 per kg, respectively.

Cardamom small varieties such as chitridar, colour robin, bold and extra bold surged by up to Rs 50 to conclude at Rs 975-1,125, Rs 870-900, Rs 920-950 and Rs 1,050-1,075 per kg, respectively.

Prices of chirounji rose by Rs 20 to close at Rs 550-670 per kg in view of tight supplies amid higher demand.

Coriander prices rose by Rs 200 to conclude at Rs 6,100-12,300 per quintal.

Dry ginger and kalaunji prices increased by Rs 200 each to finish at Rs 15,200-18,200 and Rs 9,700-10,200 per quintal, respectively.

Poppyseed (Turkey and China) prices traded higher at Rs 460 and Rs 450 instead of Rs 380 and Rs 370 per kg, respectively.

Red chilli and turmeric prices increased by Rs 100 each to close at Rs 6,100-14,100 and Rs 8,800-11,200 per quintal, respectively.

Jeera common and best quality were also quoted higher at Rs 19,600-19,800 and Rs 22,300-22,800 against last closing level of Rs 18,800-19,000 and Rs 21,100-21,600 per quintal in view of restricted arrivals from producing belts amid pick-up in domestic and export demand.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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