Groundnuts Averagely Retailing at 12,668 Shillings Across the Country

By Vera Shawiza / October 5, 2017


A 110-kilogram bag of groundnuts was retailing highest in Kitale at 15,400 shillings and lowest in Eldoret at 11,250 shillings. The average market price was 12,668 shillings.

A 90-kilogram bag of cowpeas was being sold as follows in selected towns across the country: 9,600 shillings in Kisumu, 8,100 shillings in Nakuru, 8,550 shillings in Nairobi, 8,000 shillings in Kitale and 7,200 shillings in Mombasa and Eldoret respectively.

A 90-kilogram bag of green grams was being sold as follows: 12,600 shillings in Kitale, 11,700 shillings in Eldoret, 9,800 shillings in Nairobi, 9,600 shillings in Kisumu, 6,750 shillings in Mombasa and 6,700 shillings in Nakuru.

Here is a summary of the same:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Loitkt Kitale Average
Groundnuts 110 12500 11660 12000 13200 11250 15400 12668
Greengram 90 9800 6750 9600 6700 11700 7500 12600 9236
Fresh peas 51 3000 3500 2500 3000 3040 3000 3000 3006
Cowpeas 90 8550 7200 9600 8100 7200 8000 8108

 

A 50-kilogram bag of Sukumawiki was averagely being sold at a market price of 1,021 shillings across the country with the highest market price being 1,700 shillings in Mombasa while Eldoret had the lowest market price of 800 shillings.

A 64-kilogram bag of tomatoes was retailing as follows: 7,500 shillings in Kisumu, 8,500 shillings in Eldoret, 7,000 shillings in Kitale, 6,200 shillings in Nairobi, 5,400 shillings in Mombasa and 5,200 shillings in Nakuru.

The table below summarizes prices for different other commodities from different towns:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Loitkt Kitale Average
Sukuma wiki 50 1250 1700 1200 500 800 7000 1000 1021
Cabbages 126 1350 2100 1200 1200 1400 2200 1800 1607
Carrots 138 2500 2300 2000 2000 1600 2400 3600 2343
Tomatoes 64 6200 5400 7500 5200 8500 4000 7000 6257
Spring Onions 142 2300 3500 2400 1000 1200 3000 2233
Dry Onions 13 1040 650 1040 750 1040 800 675 856
Capsicums 50 2750 2000 1800 2000 2000 3000 4000 2507

 



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