Almond prices up on rising seasonal demand

New delhi: Almond prices rose by Rs 100 per 40 kg in the national capital today largely on the back of increased offtake by retailers and stockists driven by winter season demand.

Besides, fall in supplies from overseas markets supported the uptrend.

Almond (California) prices were up by Rs 100 to Rs 17,200-17,400 per 40 kg and its kernel rates were also higher by Rs 5 to Rs 605-615 per kg.

Marketmen said increased offtake by retailers and stockists due to seasonal demand amid fall in supplies from overseas markets, mainly pushed up almond prices at the dryfruits market.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs):

Almond (California) Rs 17,200-17,400, Almond(Gurbandi-new) Rs 12,000-12,200, Almond (Girdhi) Rs 5,600-5,700; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-23,000.

Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 605-615 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 725-825 per kg.
Chilgoza (Roasted-new) (1 kg) Rs 1,450-2,100

Cashew Kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 1,070-1,080 Cashew Kernel (no 210) Rs 970-980

Cashew Kernel (no 240) Rs 870-880

Cashew Kernel (no 320) Rs 770-780

Cashew Kernel Broken 2 pieces Rs 700-765 Cashew Kernel Broken 4 pieces Rs 700-750 Cashew Kernel Broken 8 pieces Rs 600-655 Copra (qtl) Rs 8,000-10,000

Coconut Powder (25 kgs) Rs 3,300-3,600

Dry Dates Red (qtl) Rs 2,800-12,000

Fig Rs 15,000-30,000

Kishmish Kandhari Local Rs 10,000-15,000 Kishmish Kandhari Special Rs 10,000-25,000 Kishmish Indian Yellow Rs 2,900-4,600

Kishmish Indian Green Rs 4,100-9,100

Pistachio Irani Rs 1,050-1,150

Pistachio Hairati Rs 1,350-1,450

Pistachio Peshawari Rs 1,550-1,600

Pistachio Dodi (Roasted) 720-850

Walnut Rs 300-450

Walnut Kernel (1 kg) Rs 810-1,460.