Carrots Retailing Highest in Kitale and Lowest in Eldoret

By Vera Shawiza / May 19, 2017

A 138 Kilogram bag of carrots was retailing highest in Kitale at 7,000 shillings and lowest in Eldoret, at a market price of 2,000 shillings. The difference between the highest and the lowest market price stood at 5,000 shillings.

A 126-kilogram bag of cabbages was being sold as follows: 5,400 shillings in Mombasa, 5,040 shillings in Embu, 2,800 shillings in Kakamega, 2,500 shillings in Kitale, 2,000 shillings in Eldoret, 1.750 shillings in Nairobi, 1,500 shillings in Kisumu and 1,200 shillings in Nakuru.

The market price for tomatoes, on the other hand, has gone up as compared to four months ago and a 64-kilogram bag is averagely being retailed at a market price of 4,989 shillings across the country. The highest prices stood at 7,000 shillings in Eldoret and Kakamega respectively and Embu had the lowest market price of 1,500 shillings.


A 98-kilogram bag of sweet potatoes was being sold as follows in selected towns across the country: 4,100 shillings in Mombasa, 3,600 shillings in Nairobi, 3,500 shillings in Nakuru, 2,800 shillings in Kakamega, 2,600 shillings in Eldoret and Embu respectively and 2,000 shillings in Kitale.

A 99-kilogram bag of fresh cassava also had a fair market price as the town with the highest market price was selling at3,000 shillings, which was Mombasa and Kisumu respectively and Embu had the lowest market price of2,100 shillings on the same quantity as shown in the table below:


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