Red chilli and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 per quintal in the national capital today due to reduced offtake by retailers and stockists on subdued demand in the domestic markets amid adequate stocks.
Red chilli and turmeric prices fell by Rs 100 each to Rs 5,700-10,900 and Rs 6,100- 9,300 per quintal, respectively.
Marketmen said subdued domestic and export demand against adequate stocks mainly put pressure on the chilli and turmeric prices in the wholesale kirana market here.
The following are today's quotations: Ajwain 10,000-15,000, black pepper (per kg) 420-540, betelnut (kg) 160-195, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 850-980, and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 900-1,000. Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 750-850, cardamom (colour robin) 800-950, cardamom bold 900-980, cardamom extra (bold) 900-1,000 and cloves (kg) 600-720.