Plenty of Green Maize in the Market Across Large Producing Regions

By Vera Shawiza / September 6, 2017



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Green maize is in plenty as it is in season in the large scale producing regions across the country.

These regions include Rift-valley, Trans-Nzoia, and parts of Kakamega Counties where green maize is all over the markets and farms. Due to these, a 115-kilogram bag was being retailed at 5,200 shillings in Mombasa and 1,200 shillings in Karatina.

A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize, on the other hand, was being sold as follows: 4,800 shillings in Kisumu, 4,200 shillings in Eldoret, 4,050 shillings in Malindi, 3,600 shillings in Nairobi, 3,200 shillings in Mombasa, 3,000 shillings in Nakuru and 2,200 shillings in Kitale.

The table below gives a summary of market prices for the same:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKarartinaKitaleMalindi
Dry Maize9036003200480030004200400022004050
Green Maize11520005200200015001400120016002400
Finger Millet9078009000960070008100800072007500
Sorghum9054003900480050006300450054006000

 

A 110-kilogram bag of groundnuts was being sold with the highest market price of 16,200 shillings in Malindi, while the same quantity was going at 2,600 shillings in Nairobi.

A 90-kilogram bag of Rosecoco beans was being sold as follows: 9,000 shillings in Eldoret, 8,000 shillings in Malindi, 7,500 shillings in Karatina and Nairobi respectively, 7,200 shillings in Kisumu, 7,000 shillings in Mombasa 5,500 shillings in Nakuru and 4,500 shillings in Kitale.

A 51-kilogram bag of fresh peas, on the other hand, was sold at the following prices: 7,500 shillings in Malindi, 3,000 shillings in Kitale, 2,700 shillings in Kisumu, 2,550 shillings in Karatina, 2,500 shillings in Nairobi and Nakuru respectively and 2040 shillings in Eldoret.

Here is a summary of the same:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretKaratinaKitaleMalindi
Rosecoco Beans9075007000720055009000750045008000
Mwitemania Beans906800820050009000800045008550
Njahi90980081009000135009000108009000
Groundnuts110260011550120001100011250160001430016200
Green gram908550675088007600117008000126009300
Cowpeas9081006750880081007650800080007600
Fresh peas5125002500270025002040255030007500

 



About Vera Shawiza

Vera Shawiza is Soko Directory’s in-house journalist. Her zealous nature ensures that sufficient and relevant content is generated for the Soko Directory website and sourcing information from clients is easy as smooth sailing.Vera can be reached at: (020) 528 0222 or Email: [email protected]

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