Almond prices fell by Rs 100 per 40 kg in the national capital today due to reduced off-take by retailers and stockists.
Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from overseas markets also put pressure on the prices.
Almond (California) prices fell by Rs 100 to Rs 14,600 per 40 kg and its kernel rates also eased by Rs 5 to Rs 495-545 per kg.
Traders attributed the fall in almond prices to reduced off-take by retailers and stockists against fresh arrivals from overseas markets.
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.