Black pepper prices strengthen on increased buying in Mumbai Market

Mumbai Aug 23 Black pepper prices advanced at the spices market here today on rising demand from stockists and retailers.

Black pepper edged up by Rs 5 per kg to Rs 415/460 from Wednesday's closing level of Rs 410/460.

While, ginger unbleached ruled steady in absence of any large-scale buying activity..

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Following are yesterday's closing rates (in Rs) with previous rates in brackets:

Black pepper (per kg) 415/460 (410/460), ginger unbleached (per kg) 185 (185).