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  • Pistachio rises on fall in supply

    Jun 2nd, 2015

    Pistachio prices rose by ` 5 per kg in the national capital today following increased buying by retailers and stockists amidst fall in supplies from overseas markets. Prices of pistachio hairati and peshwari rose by ` 5 each to conclude at ` 1,380-1,450 and ` 1,500-1,530 per kg, respectively.

    Marketmen said increased offtake by retailers and stockists amid restricted supplies from overseas markets, mainly pushed up pistachio prices at the dry fruit market here.

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

    Almond (California) ` 22,300, Almond (Gurbandi-new) ` 8,300-8,400; Almond (Girdhi) ` 6,200-6,400; Abjosh Afghani ` 15,000-25,000. Almond Kernel (California-new) ` 770-790 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) ` 650-750 per kg.