Chilli, turmeric prices rise on buying support

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 31 2013, 20:57pm hrs
Red chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today on fresh buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks. Fall in supplies from producing belts also supported the upside in prices.

Red chilli and turmeric prices rose by Rs 100 each to settle at Rs 6,600-11,600 and Rs 6,400-9,700 per quintal, respectively.

Traders said buying support from retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from producing belts, mainly pushed up chilli and turmeric 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.