Finger millet is retailing highest in Malindi where a 90kg bag is going at 8,100 shillings. The same quantity is being sold at 4,500 shillings in Nakuru. The difference between the highest and lowest market price is 3,600 shillings.
A 90kg bag of dry maize is being sold at 3,400 in Kisumu, which is the highest market price where as in Eldoret, the same is still going at Sh.2,600. Eldoret has remained stagnant on that price for the past four months, and this being almost the harvest season, the prices are expected to lower even more around that region.
Here is a summary of the market prices for dry and green maize, finger millet and sorghum in different town across the country.
A 90kg bag of cowpeas is being sold at 8,200 shillings in Kisumu, 8,000 shillings in Malindi, 6,800 shillings in Nairobi, 5,550 shillings in Mombasa, 5,400 shillings in Eldoret and 4,500 shillings in Nakuru.
There are also different varieties of beans in the market that include Canadian beans, Mwitemania beans, and Rosecoco beans. All these have different prices depending with the availability of the commodity in the market.
The table below summarizes the prices of different commodities: