Sorghum Retails Highest in Eldoret and Lowest in Nakuru

By Vera Shawiza / October 2, 2017

Commodity

A 90-kilogram bag of Sorghum was retailing at a market price of 6,300 shillings in Eldoret, which was the highest price and lowest in Mombasa and Nakuru at 3,600 shillings respectively.

A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize, on the other hand, was being sold with the following market prices in selected towns: 4,800 shillings in Kisumu, 3,500 shillings in Nairobi, 3,200 shillings in Eldoret, 2,800 shillings in Mombasa and 2,500 shillings in Kitale.

The table below gives a summary of market prices for other cereals in different towns:

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale
Dry Maize 90 3500 2800 4800 3000 3200 2500
Green Maize 115 2250 5200 2400 1500 1600 2000
Finger Millet 90 8100 9000 9600 8000 8100
Sorghum 90 5200 3600 5200 3600 6300

 

A 90-kilogram bag of Njahi was being sold as follows in some towns across the country: 13,500 shillings in Eldoret, 10,800 shillings in Kitale, 10,000 shillings in Nairobi, 7,500 shillings in Mombasa and 7,200 shillings in Nakuru.

Rosecoco beans, on the other hand, was being sold as follows: 8,200 shillings in Eldoret, 8,000 shillings in Kisumu and Nairobi respectively, 7,000 shillings in Kitale, 6,900 shillings in Mombasa and 5,500 shillings in Nakuru.

Commodity Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale
Rosecoco Beans 90 8000 6900 8000 5500 8200 7000
Mwitemania Beans 90 7650 8000 5000 9000 7000
Canadian Beans 90 8100 9600 5000 7000
Njahi 90 10000 7500 7200 13500 10800

 

A 110-kilogram bag of groundnuts had the following retail prices: 15,400 shillings in Kitale, 13,200 shillings in Nakuru, 12,500 shillings in Nairobi, 12,000 shillings in Kisumu, 11,660 shillings in Mombasa and 11,250 shillings in Eldoret.

The table below summarizes the market prices for other commodities in the market:

Commodities Weight(kg) Nairobi Mombasa Kisumu Nakuru Eldoret Kitale
Green gram 90 9800 6750 9600 6700 11700 12600
Cowpeas 90 8550 7200 9600 8100 7650 8000
Fresh peas 51 2300 3250 2500 2500 3040 3000
Groundnuts 110 12500 11660 12000 13200 11250 15400

 

 



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