Plenty of Green Maize in the Market Across Large Producing Regions

By Vera Shawiza On September 6, 2017


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:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Karartina Kitale Malindi
Dry Maize 90 3600 3200 4800 3000 4200 4000 2200 4050
Green Maize 115 2000 5200 2000 1500 1400 1200 1600 2400
Finger Millet 90 7800 9000 9600 7000 8100 8000 7200 7500
Sorghum 90 5400 3900 4800 5000 6300 4500 5400 6000

 

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:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Karatina Kitale Malindi
Rosecoco Beans 90 7500 7000 7200 5500 9000 7500 4500 8000
Mwitemania Beans 90 6800 8200 5000 9000 8000 4500 8550
Njahi 90 9800 8100 9000 13500 9000 10800 9000
Groundnuts 110 2600 11550 12000 11000 11250 16000 14300 16200
Green gram 90 8550 6750 8800 7600 11700 8000 12600 9300
Cowpeas 90 8100 6750 8800 8100 7650 8000 8000 7600
Fresh peas 51 2500 2500 2700 2500 2040 2550 3000 7500

 

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