Carrot Market Prices High in Kitale and Lowest in Nakuru

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

A 64-kilogram bag of tomatoes, on the other hand, was being sold as follows: 9,500 shillings in Eldoret, 8,000 shillings in Kitale, 7,000 shillings in Kisumu, 6,700 shillings in Nairobi, 6,100 shillings in Mombasa, 6,000 shillings in Nakuru and 3,200 shillings in Malindi.

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

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

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleMalindi
Sukuma Wiki501200120012003008001200750
Cabbages1261350190012001200120018002520
Carrots1382600320030002000240070004240
Tomatoes646700610070006000950080003200
Dry Onions1391075010407501040900800
Spring Onions142250035002300100014003000
Cooking Bananas22500700350750600750500

 

A number of different fruit varieties were available in the market with different prices. A 57 kilogram of passion fruits were being sold at 5,600 shillings in Nairobi, 5,000 shillings in Mombasa and Nakuru respectively, 4,560 shillings in Eldoret, 4,500 shillings in Malindi, 4,400 shillings in Kitale and 3,000 shillings in Kisumu.

A 126-kilogram bag of mangoes was retailing with the following prices in the market: 4,00shillings in Nakuru, 3,400 shillings in Mombasa, 2,900 shillings in Kitale, 2,700 shillings in Nairobi, 2,520 shillings in Malindi and 2,500 shillings in Kisumu.

Here is a summary of market prices for other fruits in the market:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKitaleMalindi
Passion Fruits575600500030005000456044004500
Oranges933800300035004800480042002325
Lemons95285022001700270038002500
Mangoes1262700340025004000200029002520
Pineapples1310409006504801040900520
Pawpaw542400180015004000314033002000
Avocado902200350020002200160012003300

 

 

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