Tomatoes Retailing Highest in Kisii and Lowest in Nairobi

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A 64-kilogram bag of tomatoes was retailing highest in Kisii at 11,600 shillings and lowest in Nairobi at 4,800 shillings.

A 126-kilogram bag of cabbages, on the other hand, was being sold as follows in selected towns across the country: 4,000 shillings in Mombasa, 1,800 shillings in Kitale, 1,500 in Kisumu, 1,400 shillings in Eldoret, 1,300 shillings in Nairobi and 1,200 shillings in Nakuru.

A 142-kilogram bag of spring onions was being sold as follows: 3,500 shillings in Mombasa, 3,000 shillings in Kitale, 2,600 shillings in Kisii, 2,400 shillings in Nairobi, 2,300 shillings in Kisumu, 1,200 shillings in Eldoret and 1,000 shillings in Nakuru.

Here is a summary on the same:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleKisii
Cabbages1261300400015001200140018001200
Kales50100080013005001200900600
Cooking Bananas224505003003501300450350
Carrots1383400600035004500380084003800
Tomatoes6448007000800050006800750011600
Spring Onions1422400350023001000120030002600
Dry Onions13910900104075010401050800

 

In the fruits market, oranges have flooded as they are in season and a 93-kilogram bag was being retailed as follows: 4,800 shillings in Nakuru, 4,200 shillings in Kitale, 3,800 shillings in Eldoret, 3,600 shillings in Nairobi, 3,500 shillings in 3,400 shillings in Mombasa.

A 90 kilogram of passion fruits were being sold highest in Kitale at 5,500 shillings in Kitale and lowest in Kisumu at 3,000 shillings.

The table below gives a summary of the prices for different fruits available in the market:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitale
Passion Fruits57500045003000500045605500
Oranges93360034003500480038004200
Lemons9527003200160027003300
Mangoes12626004000250040002400
Pineapples13104010806504801040900
Pawpaw5423001900140040003140
Avocado90200030002000220018001200

 

 

 

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