Cabbages Retailing Highest in Mombasa and lowest in Nakuru

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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:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleAverage
Cabbages1261500370016501350140018001843
Kales501250100013509001000800986
Tomatoes645400480058002800460070005229
Spring Onions1422600350024001200120030002271
Carrots1383300862536003800380070005229
Capsicums502750250020002750150025002333
Brinjals44220011001800250018001880

 

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:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleAverage
Passion Fruits575130500038004800399055004703
Oranges933800320030004200360038003543
Mangoes126270022002600370024002720
Pineapples1310408406504801040750814
Pawpaw542300165017002400240033002064
Avocado90220030002000220017008001800
Lemons952830220018002700280047502847

 

 

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Vera Shawiza

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