Prices of pistachio and walnut today fell by Rs 5-15 per kg in the national capital in view of sluggish demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks position.
Increased arrivals from producing belts also attributed fall in select dry fruit prices.
Pistachio Irani, hairati and peshwari fell up to Rs 5-15 to Rs 740-840, Rs 690-725 and Rs 720-795 per kg, respectively, following fresh arrivals from overseas markets. Walnut and its kernel also traded lower at Rs 70-130 and Rs 200-390 against previous closing of Rs 75-140 and Rs 225-400 per kg respectively. Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists mainly led to the fall in pistachio and walnut prices in the wholesale dry fruit market.
Following were today's quotations Rs per 40 kg:
Almond (California) new Rs 8,900, Almond (gurbandi) Rs
4,700 almond (girdhi) Rs 2,900-3,000 and Abjosh Afghani Rs
Almond kernel in per kg (California) Rs 305-310, almond
kernel (gurbandi) (kg) Rs 315-355.
Chilgoza raw-new (1 kg) Rs 500
Chilgoza (roasted) (1 kg) Rs 800
Cashew kernel 1 kg (no 180) Rs 445-450
Cashew kernel (no 210) Rs 415-420
Cashew kernel (no 240) Rs 345-350
Cashew kernel (no 320) Rs 315-325
Cashew kernel broken 2 pieces Rs 235-265
Cashew kernel broken 4 pieces Rs 220-260
Cashew kernel broken 8 pieces Rs 185-230
Copra (qtl) Rs 5,200-5,400
Coconut powder (25 kg) Rs 1,300-2,300
Dry dates red (qtl) Rs 1,800-6,500
Fig Rs 7,000-15,000
Kishmish Kandhari local Rs 7,200-7,500
Kishmish Kandhari special Rs 10,000-14,000
Kishmish Indian yellow Rs 3,200-3,700
Kishmish Indian green Rs 3,300-5,500
Pistachio Irani Rs 740-840
Pistachio Hairati Rs 690-725
Pistachio Peshawari Rs 720-795
Pistachio dodi (roasted) Rs 510-570
Walnut Rs 70-130
Walnut kernel (1kg) Rs 220-390.