Pistachio prices down on fall in demand

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Pistachio prices down on fall in demand

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) Pistachio prices fell by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today mainly due to fall in demand from retailers and stockists.

Adequate stocks position following increased arrivals from overseas markets too put pressure on pistachio prices.

Pistachio (hairati and peshawari) were down by Rs 5 each to settle at Rs 1,450-1,500 and Rs 1,550-1,600 per kg, respectively.

Traders said fall in demand from retailers and stockists against increased arrivals, mainly led to fall in pistachio prices.

Following are today’s quotations (per 40 kgs): Almond (California) Rs 17,300-17,500, Almond(Gurbandi-new) Rs 12,200-12,400, Almond (Girdhi) Rs 5,700-5,800; Abjosh Afghani Rs 8,000-23,000.

Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 615-620 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 725-825 per kg. (MORE)

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