Carrots:  most expensive vegetable on sale in Kitale, cheap in Nairobi

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A 138-kilogram bag of carrots was retailing at a high market price of 7,000 shillings in Kitale and lowest in Nairobi at 2,600 shillings.

A 64-kilogram bag of tomatoes on the other hand was being retailed as follows: 10,000 shillings in Kisumu, 8,500 shillings in Eldoret, 8,000 shillings in Kitale, 6,400 shillings in Nairobi and Mombasa respectively, 5,000 shillings in Nakuru and 3,500 shillings in Imenti.

A 142-kilogram bag of dry onions was also being sold in the market as follows: 3,500 shillings in Mombasa, 3,000 shillings in Kitale, 2,400 shillings in Nairobi, 2,200 shillings in Kisumu, 1,000 shillings in Nakuru and 300 shillings in Imenti.

The table below gives a summary of the same:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleImentiKitui
Cabbages12613502100120012001400180020002200
Kales5012501500130040010009009001000
Carrots1382600320035003000320070005400
Tomatoes64640064001000050008500800035004000
Dry Onions142240035002200100012003000300
Capsicums50300027502400300025004000400
Chillies3822801700150030003200200

With plenty of fruits in the market, a 93-kilogram bag of oranges which are currently in season was being sold as follows: 5,000 shillings in Imenti, 4,800 shillings in Nakuru, 4,500 shillings in Eldoret, 4,200 shillings in Kitale, 4,000 shillings in Nairob, 3,200 shillings in Mombasa and 3,050 shillings in Kisumu.

A 90 kilogram of avocado on the other hand was retailing with the following market prices: 3,500 shillings in Mombasa, 2,400 shillings in Kitui, 2,200 shillings in Nairobi, Kisumu and Nakuru respectively, 1,800 shillings in Eldoret, 1,200 shillings in Kitale and 1,400 shillings in Imenti.

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleImentiKitui
Passion Fruits575400450030005000456044003300
Oranges934000320030504800450042005000
Lemons95285025001600270047502000900
Mangoes126300047002500400020002900
Pineapples1310409006504801040900
Pawpaw542300200014004000314033001500700
Avocado9022003500220022001800120014002400

 

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