Dry maize in Bungoma County still retail highest even as there is a plenty surplus of green maize in the region.
A 90- kilogram bag of dry maize is retailing at 3200 shillings up from 3000 last month. A quick market check at Kimilili Market, one of the largest markets in Bungoma County revealed that the readiness of cream maize has not affected the prices of green maize.
Traders, however, say that prices are prone to come down in the next one month as many farmers would have started harvesting their maize especially those who planted early.
The table below shows prices of maize, beans, onions and finger millet in Bungoma, Kitale and Kakamega:
These prices are retail prices on the ground, calculated and combined from the sellers on the ground.
Elsewhere, cabbages are trading highest in Mombasa and lowest in Nakuru. A bag of cabbage weighing 120 kilograms is going at 3800 shillings in Mombasa, 1600 shillings in Nairobi, 1580 shillings in Kisumu, 1750 shillings in Eldoret, 1100 shillings in Nakuru and 2400 shillings in Malindi.
The prices of dry maize in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nakuru and Malindi are still trading at the same price as reported yesterday at 2800, 2960, 3200,2600, 2780 and 3150 shillings respectively.
The table below shows prices of Beans, dry onions, cabbages and dry maize in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nakuru and Malindi: