Commodity Watch


Recent Heavy Rains Cause for Increased Tomato Prices

Tomato prices in major towns are rising with Mombasa, Embu, and Kitale paying the highest prices for this commodity, which is one ...

Sorghum Prices Remain Constant for the Second Week
Sorghum
Sorghum farming has taken root in the past years as more farmers have embraced it due to its increasing benefits. The market ...

Rice Prices Set to Decline Due to Increased Production
rice prices
Households are set to enjoy low rice prices during this festive season as Mwea, which is the largest irrigation scheme in Kenya ...

Chillies Retailing Highest in Malindi and Lowest in Kisumu
chillies
A 38-kilogram bag of Chillies is retailing at an average market price of 2,023 shillings with the highest market price being 3,040 ...

Commodity Prices in East Africa Stable as Most Countries Harvest Produce
Commodity
Staple commodity prices in the East African region, especially for maize, are expected to remain above last year and five-year average prices ...

Dry Maize Retails Highest in Kitui and Lowest in Nakuru and Eldoret
Maize
A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize is retailing highest in Kitui at 3,600 shillings and lowest in Nakuru and Eldoret at 2,500 ...

Status of Potato Farming in Kenya and Its Contribution to the Economy
Potato
Potato is the second most important crop in Kenya after maize in terms of consumption. It is grown by approximately 500,000 small ...

Plenty of Fruits in the Market as Kenyans Embrace Healthy Meals
CBK Holds Key Lending Rate at 10pc due to declining Inflation
Kenyans are slowly embracing a healthy eating trend which includes having lots of fruits and vegetables in their meals. For that reason, ...

Dry Maize Averagely Retailing at Ksh. 3,113 Across the Country
retailing
90-kilogram bag of Dry Maize is retailing at an average market price of 3,113 shillings across the country with Kitui having the ...

Staple Commodity Trends Across the East African Region
Commodity
The East African region comprises of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia, Suda. The main staple commodities traded across these borders include Maize, ...