Spring Onions Retailing Highest in Mombasa and Lowest in Eldoret

By Vera Shawiza / March 9, 2017




A 142-kilogram bag of spring onions is retailing with an average market price of 2,183 shillings across the country. In the case of price per town, Mombasa had the highest market price of 3,600 shillings followed by Kitale at 3,000 shillings while Nakuru and Eldoret had the lowest market price of 1,000 shillings.

A 50-kilogram bag of kales on the other hand is averagely being sold at 1,275 shillings with a high market price of 1,500 shillings in Mombasa and lowest in Kitale at 9,00 shillings.

Supply of cabbages is going down with the ongoing drought across the country and as we wait for the rainy season, a 126 kilogram is averagely going at 1,935 shillings. In Mombasa, it was being sold at 2,700 shillings, 2,500 shillings in Kitale, 2,000 shillings in Eldoret, 1,710 shillings in Nairobi, 1,500 shillings in Kisumu and 1,200 shillings in Nakuru.

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In the fruit market, there is an oversupply of mangoes as this is the season and a 126-kilogram bag of local mangoes is retailing as follows in different parts of the country: 2,800 shillings in Kitale, 2,700 shillings in Nairobi, 2,600 shillings in Nakuru, 2,400 shillings in Kisumu, 2,000 shillings in Eldoret and 1,800 shillings in Mombasa.

A 93-kilogram bag of oranges were also being retailed as follows: 4.750 shillings in Kitale. 4,400 shillings in Nakuru, 4,000 shillings in Eldoret, 3,800 shillings in Nairobi, 3,600 shillings in Mombasa and 3,500 shillings in Kisumu.

Here is a summary of the same and other types of fruits in the market:

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About Vera Shawiza

Vera Shawiza is Soko Directory’s in-house journalist. Her zealous nature ensures that sufficient and relevant content is generated for the Soko Directory website and sourcing information from clients is easy as smooth sailing. Vera can be reached at: (020) 528 0222 or Email: [email protected]

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