Kalaunji and methiseed prices rose by Rs 200 per quintal in the national capital today largely infleunced by fresh buying support from retailers and stockists amid low stocks.
Kalaunji and methiseed prices rose by Rs 200 each to conclude at Rs 7,400-8,400 and Rs 3,800-4,900 per quintal, respectively.
Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing belts, mainly pushed up kalaunji and methiseed prices on the wholesale kirana market here.
The following are today's quotations: Ajwain 10,000-15,000, black pepper (per kg) 425-560, betel-nut (kg) 180-200, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 800-900 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 950-1,050. Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 760-900, cardamom (colour robin) 750-890, cardamom bold 750-850, cardamom extra (bold) 950-1,080 and cloves (kg) 620-700.