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Dry fruit prices edge higher on retailers' buying

PTI Last Updated at 11 Aug 2018, 14:08 IST India

Dry fruits: Led by almond and walnut, dry fruit prices edged higher at the wholesale market during the period on fresh buying by stockists and retailers, supported by rising domestic and export demand.

Tight stocks following restricted arrivals from producing regions and overseas markets too influenced prices.

Sentiment remained firm mostly on increased offtake by stockists and retailers, triggered by domestic and export demand, market participants said.

Almond (California) prices rose by Rs 300 to Rs 18,600- 18,800 per 40 kg, while its kernel went up to Rs 670-680 from the previous closing of Rs 665-675 per kg.

Almond gurbandi and girdhi prices were higher Rs 200 each to conclude at Rs 11,700-12,200 and Rs 4,700-4,900 per 40 kg, respectively.

Cashew kernel No 180, No 210, No 240 and No 320 went up to Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 1,080-1,085, Rs 975-985, Rs 875-885 and Rs 775-785 per kg, respectively.

Its broken pieces (2, 4 and 8) also gained up to Rs 10 to close at Rs 725-770, Rs 605-715 and Rs 560-670 per kg, respectively.

Chilgoza-roasted prices traded higher at Rs 2,300-2,400 against previous closing of Rs 2,200-2,300 per kg.

Coconut powder increased by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 4,300-4,900 per 25 kg.

Kishmish Indian yellow and green rose by Rs 200 each to finish at Rs 8,200-8,700 and Rs 10,200-13,200 per 40 kg.

Pistachio hairati and Peshwari prices increased by Rs 5 each to finish at Rs 1,575-1,605 and Rs 1,665-1,685 per kg, respectively.

Walnut prices rose by Rs 10 to conclude at Rs 360-460 and its walnut kernel-new (inferior quality) also increased by Rs 50 to end at Rs 700-1,050 per kg, respectively.

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

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