Cashew prices decline on sluggish demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 22 2013, 21:39pm hrs
Cashew prices fell by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today owing to sluggish demand from retailers and stockists.

Sufficient stocks position following increased arrivals from producing belts also weighed on the cashew prices. Cashew kernel (No 180, 210, 240 and 230) prices fell by Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 695-755, Rs 675-695, Rs 595-615 and Rs 515-565 per kg, respectively.

Marketmen said fall in demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, mainly led to the fall in cashew kernel prices on the wholesale dry fruit market here.

The following are today's quotations (per 40 kg): Almond (California) Rs 14,600 Almond (Gurbandi-new) Rs 7,100-7,800; Almond (Girdhi) Rs 3,300-4,000; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-20,000.

Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 495-545 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 400-450 per kg Chilgoza (Roasted) (1 kg) Rs 1,370-1,500 Cashew Kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 695-755 Cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 675-695 Cashew Kernel (no 240) Rs 595-615 Cashew Kernel (no 320) Rs 515-565 Cashew Kernel Broken 2 pieces Rs 320-415 Cashew Kernel Broken 4 pieces Rs 290-380 Cashew Kernel Broken 8 pieces Rs 270-335 Copra (qtl) Rs 6,450-6,850 Coconut Powder (25kg) Rs 2,000-2,500 Dry Dates Red (qtl) Rs 3,000-9,500 Fig Rs 7,500-25,000 Kishmish Kandhari Local Rs 8,000-10,000 Kishmish Kandhari Special Rs 12,000 15,000 Kishmish Indian Yellow Rs 3,500-4,200 Kishmish Indian Green Rs 3,800-7,000 Pistachio Irani Rs 830-950 mPistachio Hairati Rs 780-880 Pistachio Peshawari Rs 1,040-1,070 Pistachio Dodi (Roasted) 600-670 Walnut Rs 190-290 Walnut Kernel (1kg) Rs 540-840.