Black pepper remains unchanged on limited trade

The black pepper spot market in Kochi remained unchanged in the last three days because of limited trading with the average price of ungarbled stood at Rs333 per kg.

The quantity arrived was 28 tonnes and there are more sellers from Coorg and importers who find this current market rates attractive.

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There has been a good buying of black pepper from sabarimala pilgrims in the three districts of Idukki, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam in the last few days at a retail price of Rs450-500 per kg, The retail sales in these three districts was 15 tonnes per day.