• Coriander


    Eastern Europe’s crops last year in August, we the worst for many years and prices have essentially doubled in the...

  • Vanilla


    Poor crops particularly in Madagascar have pushed prices to 5 year highs today. Prices almost doubled in 2013. Most speculators...

  • Indian Spices

    Indian Spices

    Most Indian spices are harvested in February and the crop outlook looks generally good. With good tonnages coming up, most...

  • Papper


    Pepper prices reached an all-time high at the end of 2013, to then ease back in early January by about...

Desperate selling by mills in the wake of higher production and slack demand kept sugar prices down by ₹20-30 a quintal on Friday at Vashi market. Sufficient supplies and enough stocks kept the vol

Improved demand and buying support at lower rate lifted prices of majority of pulse seeds barring moong and urad. Masur (bold) today rose to ₹3,525 a quintal (up ₹100 from last week), while ma

The IEA raised its forecast for oil demand this year to 99.3 million barrels per day (bpd)

Oil prices crept higher on Friday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) said global crude demand would accelerate this year, but warned…


It has been a volatile week for the Lead futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX). The contract fell to a low of ₹150.65 a kg on Monday and reversed sharply higher from there.

Edible oils rule steady

Barring cotton oil, which declined by ₹5 per 10 kg, all other edible oils ruled steady on the BCE. During the day, resellers offloade

Poor offtake crushes soya

Despite improved global cues, majority of oils traded low on weak demand with soya refined at ₹765-67 for 10 kg, (775-78 last week)

Selling pressure weighs on sugarHigher selling pressure continued to kept sugar markets depressed on Thursday. Prices of the sweetener at Vashi dropped further b

75% turmeric sold at ErodeSpot turmeric prices increased at Erode markets on the back of fresh upcountry orders. The buyers purchased 75 per cent…