Chilli, turmeric prices weakens on subdued demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 28 2013, 20:36pm hrs
Red chilli and turmeric pricesfell 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 6,400-11,400 and Rs 6,300-9,600 per quintal, respectively.

Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists, amid sufficient stocks position mainly put pressure on chilli and turmeric prices.

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.