Tomatoes Retailing Highest in Kisii and Lowest in Nairobi

By Vera Shawiza / August 11, 2017

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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:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale Kisii
Cabbages 126 1300 4000 1500 1200 1400 1800 1200
Kales 50 1000 800 1300 500 1200 900 600
Cooking Bananas 22 450 500 300 350 1300 450 350
Carrots 138 3400 6000 3500 4500 3800 8400 3800
Tomatoes 64 4800 7000 8000 5000 6800 7500 11600
Spring Onions 142 2400 3500 2300 1000 1200 3000 2600
Dry Onions 13 910 900 1040 750 1040 1050 800

 

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:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale
Passion Fruits 57 5000 4500 3000 5000 4560 5500
Oranges 93 3600 3400 3500 4800 3800 4200
Lemons 95 2700 3200 1600 2700 3300
Mangoes 126 2600 4000 2500 4000 2400
Pineapples 13 1040 1080 650 480 1040 900
Pawpaw 54 2300 1900 1400 4000 3140
Avocado 90 2000 3000 2000 2200 1800 1200

 

 

 



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