Commodity Watch


Banana farming in Kenya under threat from Fungus

Over 300,000 banana farmers in Kenya are facing a great threat from the deadly banana fungus which poses major risks to the ...

Hard times ahead as maize flour prices set to increase

Kenyan households are set to dig deeper into their pockets when buying a two-kilogram packet of maize flour immediately the subsidy programme ...

Kenyan Shilling Still on the Receiving End after Dismal Performance on Tuesday
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The Kenyan shilling has continued being on the receiving end, weakening against the US Dollar, the Sterling Pound, and the Euro. The ...

Dry Maize Retails Highest in Kisumu and Lowest in Nakuru

A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize was retailing highest in Kisumu at 4,800 shillings and lowest in Nakuru at 2,600 shillings. A ...

Groundnuts Averagely Retailing at 12,668 Shillings Across the Country

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 ...

Sorghum Retails Highest in Eldoret and Lowest in Nakuru

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

HFC Reaps Ksh 7Bn Following the Maturity of Medium Term Note
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HF Group’s banking subsidiary HFC is set to redeem in full its first tranche Medium Term Note (MTN) upon maturity. In 2010, ...

Kenyan commodity market price trends stabilising across major towns

The prices of fruits and vegetables, especially tomatoes and onions have begun to stabilise across major towns in Kenya due to adequate ...

Njahi Retailing Highest in Eldoret and Lowest in Mombasa

A 90-kilogram bag of Njahi was retailing highest in Eldoret at 13,500 shillings and lowest in Mombasa at 8,100 shillings. A 90-kilogram ...

Maize subsidy program extended to December due delayed harvest

The Ministry of Agriculture has extended the maize subsidy program citing delay in harvesting in most parts of the country. Treasury has ...