Cabbages Retailing Highest in Mombasa and lowest in Nakuru

By Vera Shawiza / July 12, 2017


A 126-kilogram bag of cabbages was retailing at an average market price of 1,843 shillings across the country with the highest market price being 3,700 shillings and the lowest being 1,350 shillings.

A 50-kilogram bag of kales, on the other hand, was being sold as follows; 1,350 shillings in Kisumu, 1,250 shillings in Nairobi, 1,000 shillings in Mombasa and Eldoret respectively, 900 shillings in Nakuru and 800 shillings in Kitale.

A 64-kilogram bag of tomatoes was selling as follows in selected towns across the country; 7,000 shillings in Kitale, 5,800 shillings in Kisumu, 5,400 shillings in Nairobi, 4,800 shillings in Mombasa, 4,600 shillings in Eldoret ad 2,800 shillings in Nakuru.

The table below gives a summary of a number of commodities in selected towns and their prices:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale Average
Cabbages 126 1500 3700 1650 1350 1400 1800 1843
Kales 50 1250 1000 1350 900 1000 800 986
Tomatoes 64 5400 4800 5800 2800 4600 7000 5229
Spring Onions 142 2600 3500 2400 1200 1200 3000 2271
Carrots 138 3300 8625 3600 3800 3800 7000 5229
Capsicums 50 2750 2500 2000 2750 1500 2500 2333
Brinjals 44 2200 1100 1800 2500 1800 1880

 

On the fruits market, a 126 kilogram of mangoes was being sold as follows; 3,700 shillings in Nakuru, 2,700 shillings in Nairobi, 2,600 shillings in Kisumu, 2,400 shillings in Eldoret and 2,200 shillings in Mombasa.

A 90-kilogram bag of avocado had an average market price of 1,800 shillings with the highest price being 3,000 shillings in Mombasa and lowest being 800 shillings.

Lemons, Pawpaw, and other types of fruits were available in the market as follows:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale Average
Passion Fruits 57 5130 5000 3800 4800 3990 5500 4703
Oranges 93 3800 3200 3000 4200 3600 3800 3543
Mangoes 126 2700 2200 2600 3700 2400 2720
Pineapples 13 1040 840 650 480 1040 750 814
Pawpaw 54 2300 1650 1700 2400 2400 3300 2064
Avocado 90 2200 3000 2000 2200 1700 800 1800
Lemons 95 2830 2200 1800 2700 2800 4750 2847

 

 



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