Sorghum Retailing Highest in Malindi and Lowest in Busia

By Vera Shawiza / September 4, 2017



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A 90-kilogram bag of sorghum was retailing with the highest price in Malindi, at 6,000 shillings and lowest in Busia at 3,200 shillings.

A 90-kilogram bag of finger millet, on the other hand, was being sold as follows: 9,600 shillings in Kisumu, 9,000 shillings in Mombasa, 8,100 shillings in Eldoret, 7,800 shillings in Nairobi, 7,500 shillings in Malindi, 7,200 shillings in Busia and 7,000 shillings in Nakuru.

A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize has lowered its market price in most parts of the country since harvest season has started kicking off in some parts of the producing areas across the country and the highest market price stood at 4,800 shillings in Kisumu and the lowest being 3,000 in Nakuru.

The table below gives a summary of the same:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretMalindiBusia
Dry Maize903600320048003000420040503150
Green Maize1152400520020001500160024002800
Finger Millet907800900096007000810075007200
Sorghum905400390048005000630060003200

 

A 90-kilogram bag of cowpeas was being sold with the following prices in selected towns: 8,800 shillings in Kisumu, 8,100 shillings in Nakuru and Nairobi respectively, 7,650 shillings in Eldoret 7,600 shillings in Malindi and 6,750 shillings in Mombasa.

A 90-kilogram bag of Rosecoco beans, on the other hand, was being sold as follows: 9,000 shillings in Eldore, 8,100 shillings in Busia, 8,000 shillings in Malindi, 7,200 shillings in Nairobi and Kisumu respectively, 7,000 shillings in Mombasa and 5,500 shillings in Nakuru.

Greengrams, groundnuts, fresh peas, and even Mwitemania beans were available in the market as shown in the table below:

CommodityWeight(kg)NairobiMombasaKisumuNakuruEldoretMalindiBusia
Rosecoco Beans907200700072005500900080008100
Mwitemania Beans9068008200500090008550
Njahi90980081009000135009000
Greengram9083006750880076001170093009000
Cowpeas90810067508800810076507600
Fresh peas512400250027002500255075003500
Groundnuts11011200115501200011000112501620016500

 



About Vera Shawiza

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