Chilli,turmeric prices weaken on subdued demand

Red chilli and turmeric prices declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 6,200-11,700 and Rs 6,400-9,700 per quintal,respectively.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: August 29, 2012 5:15:10 pm

Red chilli and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today owing to subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.

Red chilli and turmeric prices declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 6,200-11,700 and Rs 6,400-9,700 per quintal,respectively.

Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists amid sufficient stocks position mainly pulled down the chilli and turmeric prices in the wholesale kirana market here.

The following are today’s quotations: Ajwain 11,000-16,000,black pepper (per kg) 470-580,betelnut (kg) 160-195,cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 850-950,

and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,000-1,500.

Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 690-780,cardamom (colour robin) 600-680,cardamom bold 650-700,cardamom extra (bold) 950-1,000 and cloves (kg) 600-670.

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