Black pepper spot prices stays steady on improved arrivals of pepper as sellers from Wayanad started selling commodity. Around 14 tonnes of pepper arrived for trading in Kochi market on Friday.
Pepper imports have shown further increase of 700 tonnes in October as well as duty free imports for value addition and re-exports stood at 1,300 tonnes said Kishor Shamji of Kishor Spices.
Pepper prices of all varieties reported steady prices.
Ungarbled – Rs 327/Kg and Garbled – Rs 347/Kg,New – Rs 312/Kg.