Coriander, jeera rise as demand picks up

Coriander and jeera prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital, largely on the back of a pick-up in demand from stockists and overseas enquiries amid restricted arrivals from growing regions.

New Delhi | Published:September 16, 2016 2:49 pm

Coriander and jeera prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital on Frriday largely on the back of a pick-up in demand from stockists and overseas enquiries amid restricted arrivals from growing regions.

Coriander prices rose by Rs 100 to settle at Rs 8,300-13,600 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality also increased by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 18,300-18,500 and Rs 20,800-21,300 per quintal.

Traders said apart from buying support from retailers and stockists, rising export demand, mainly pushed up coriander and jeera prices at the wholesale kirana market.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs):

Ajwain (per kg) 170-230, black pepper (per kg) 715-850, betel-nut (kg) 245-300, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,070-1,180 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,150-1,350.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 850-950, cardamom (colour robin) 790-800, cardamom bold 840-860, cardamom extra (bold) 870-890 and cloves 480-590.