Only 2nd quality turmeric arrived for sale at Erode marketplaces on Monday. Only 1,five hundred bags, including 200 new Mysore-8 variety turmeric, arrived for sale.
At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Salesyard, the new finger turmeric was sold at ₹6,099-six,799 a quintal and the root variety at ₹5,001-six,179. The old finger turmeric was sold at ₹4,744-six,589 and root variety at ₹4,489-5,009. Of 1,276 bags saved for sale, 796 were being sold. At the Regulated Advertising and marketing Committee, finger turmeric was sold at ₹4,369-5,899 and the root variety at ₹4,019-5,307. Only 47 bags arrived for sale and 22 were being sold.