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:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Malindi Busia
Dry Maize 90 3600 3200 4800 3000 4200 4050 3150
Green Maize 115 2400 5200 2000 1500 1600 2400 2800
Finger Millet 90 7800 9000 9600 7000 8100 7500 7200
Sorghum 90 5400 3900 4800 5000 6300 6000 3200

 

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:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Malindi Busia
Rosecoco Beans 90 7200 7000 7200 5500 9000 8000 8100
Mwitemania Beans 90 6800 8200 5000 9000 8550
Njahi 90 9800 8100 9000 13500 9000
Greengram 90 8300 6750 8800 7600 11700 9300 9000
Cowpeas 90 8100 6750 8800 8100 7650 7600
Fresh peas 51 2400 2500 2700 2500 2550 7500 3500
Groundnuts 110 11200 11550 12000 11000 11250 16200 16500

 



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