Commodity Watch


Health Eating Trend Leads to Increase on Root-Tuber Foods

Many households have turned into the healthy eating routine which means that consumption of certain foods has increased at the expense of ...

Mangoes Flood the Local Market as Prices Decline
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The fruit market is flooded with local mangoes whose prices have slightly declined in Nairobi to 2,600 shillings for a 126-kilogram bag ...

Spring Onion Prices Decline in Nairobi as Supply Increases
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The market price for a 142-kilogram bag of spring onions has declined in Nairobi, this week compared to last week due to ...

Avocado Shortage in the Market Leads to Ban on Exports
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Many people are familiar with Avocado as a fruit, not only in Kenya but it is a common fruit in a number ...

Dry Maize Retailing Highest in Kisumu and Lowest in Busia
Rising Food Prices Pushes  Inflation Up Marginally to 4.83pc in Jan
A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize is retailing highest in Kisumu at 3,600 shillings and lowest in Busia at 2,340 shillings. A ...

Onion, Tomato Prices Rise Sharply on Declining Supplies
Onion, Tomato Prices Rise Sharply on Declining Supplies
Tomato prices have begun to rise in major towns as supplies decline failing to meet demand. A 64kg crate of the tomatoes ...

Shoppers Worried as Unga Goes Missing from Supermarket Shelves
Shoppers Worried as Unga Goes Missing from Supermarket Shelves
Most Nairobi shoppers are a worried lot as most supermarket shelves are running out of maize flour with the end of the ...

Dry Maize Retailing Highest in Kisumu at Ksh 3,600  and Lowest in Nakuru
Dry Maize Retailing Highest in Kisumu at Ksh 3,600  and Lowest in Nakuru
Dry maize is retailing at an average market price of 3,000 shillings across the country with the highest price being 3,600 shillings ...

Carrefour Lowers Prices on Commodities as Retail Competition Intensify
Carrefour Lowers Prices on Commodities as Retail Competition Intensify
Kenyan households have for the better part of 2017 were forced to dig deep into their pockets to be able to access ...

Sorghum Retailing Highest in Mombasa and Lowest in Nakuru
Sorghum Retailing Highest in Mombasa and Lowest in Nakuru
A 90-kilogram bag of Sorghum is being sold averagely at 4,640 shillings across the country with Eldoret having the highest market price ...