Pistachio prices up on buying support

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 25 2013, 21:04pm hrs
Pistachio prices rose up to Rs 25 per kg in the national capital today largely on fresh buying by retailers and stockists amid paucity of stocks.

Fall in supplies from overseas markets also supported the rise in the prices.

Pistachio Irani and hairati rose up to Rs 25 to conclude at Rs 850-975 and Rs 800-900 per kg, respectively.

Market analysts said increased buying by retailers and stockists amid fall in supplies from overseas markets, mainly pushed up pistachio prices on the dry fruit market here.

The following are today's quotations (per 40 kg): Almond (California) Rs 14,900 Almond (Gurbandi-new) Rs 7,300-8,000; Almond (Girdhi) Rs 3,500-4,200; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-20,000.

Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 500-550 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 400-450 per kg.