Pepper prices stays firm amid arrival of imports

Black pepper spot prices stays firm amid arrival of import pepper in major consuming markets coming from Nepal border.

Pepper sellers on wednesday stayed away from trading anticipating rates of ungarbled variety to touch Rs350 level per kg shortly.

Pepper prices of all varieties reported a hike of Rs 1 per kg . Around 26 tonnes of pepper traded in market.

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Spot prices gained Rs 100 a quintal to Rs 33,300 (ungarbled) and Rs 35,300 (garbled).

Ungarbled – Rs 333/Kg and Garbled – Rs 353/Kg,New – Rs 318/Kg.