November 20, 2013
N H ZUBERI
With slight decrease of mercury in the city several roadside dry fruit vendors popped up offering a variety of dry fruits. The demand of dry fruits at retail stage is still low; however, sale at wholesale has started picking up. The regular shopkeepers and venders have expressed hope that demand will go up considerably in coming cold days.
The prices of dry fruits have gone beyond the reach of the common man. The prices of almond, pistachio, walnut, pine…
July 14, 2013
Rates of dry fruit in rupees prevailing on the commodity markets in Karachi on Saturday (July 13, 2013).
DRY FRUITS (Per 40 Kg)
Chaman Almond 6000/20000
Almond (Girdi) 5600.00
Almond (Irani) 40000.00
Almond (USA) 28000/34000
Kaghzi Wahidi N/A
Kaghzi I 18000.00
Kaghzi II 8000.00
Walnut in Shell I 10000/21000…
With the arrival of winter, prices of dry fruits have started rising in wholesale and retail markets.
Traders at Jodia Bazar say prices of more than half a dozen dry fruits have gone up by no less than 25-30 per cent from where they were at the beginning of last winter.
Traders say that the price-hike is both because of higher domestic intake and export-led buying. Pakistan exports fresh and dry dates, pine nuts (chilgoza) kernel, sweet and bitter apricot seeds and raisins. The market…
November 15, 2012
As the dry fruit business picks up with the start of winter season in Pakistan every year, the wholesale dry fruit market operators and the vendors have increased prices of all items by 25 percent except pine nut (Chilgoza). Dry fruits include dates, apricot, peaches, almond, currants, pine nut, peanuts, pistachios and many more. Almond and peanut are the most favourite and their demand is higher than others.
According to the market survey conducted by this…