Dry Maize Retailing Highest in Kisumu and Lowest in Nakuru

By Vera Shawiza / July 31, 2017 | 11:38 am



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A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize was retailing at an average of 4,071 shillings across the country with the highest market price being 4,800 shillings in Kisumu and the lowest price being 3,200 shillings in Nakuru.

A 90-kilogram bag of finger millet on the other hand was being sold as follows: 9,600 shillings in Kisumu, 9000 shillings in Mombasa, 8,100 shillings in Nairobi, Eldoret and Kitale respectively and 7,000 shillings in Nakuru.

Sorghum was being retailed at an average market price of 5,158 shillings for a 90-kilogram bag. The table below gives a summary of the same:

Commodity

Weight(kg)

Nairobi

Mombasa

Kisumu

Nakuru

Eldoret

Kitale

Average

Dry Maize

90

4200

4300

4800

3200

4300

4500

4071

Green Maize

115

2000

4600

2000

1500

1600

1000

2117

Finger Millet

90

8100

9000

9600

7000

8100

8100

8157

Sorghum

90

5400

4050

4800

5000

6300

5400

5158

A 90-kilogram bag of Rosecoco beans was being sold as follows in selected towns across the country: 10,800 shillings in Eldoret, 7,650 shillings in Nairobi, 7,200 shillings in Kisumu, 6,500 shillings in Mombasa, 5,500 shillings in Nakuru and 4,500 shillings in Kitale.

A 90 kilogram of Njahi was being sold at an average market price of 10,350 shillings.

The prices for groundnuts on the other hand were on the high as they were as follows for a 110-kilogram bag: 14,300 shillings inKitale, 12,100 shillings in Nairobi, 12,000 shillings in Kisumu, 11,770 shillings in Mombasa, 11,250 shillings in Eldoret and 11,000 shillings in Nakuru.

Here is a summary of the same on other commodities in the market:

Commodity

Weight(kg)

Nairobi

Mombasa

Kisumu

Nakuru

Eldoret

Kitale

Average

Rosecoco Beans

90

7650

6500

7200

5500

10800

4500

7050

Mwitemania Beans

90

7200

7800

5000

10800

4500

7060

Njahi

90

9450

9000

9000

13500

10800

10350

Green Gram

90

8300

7200

8800

7600

11700

12600

9367

Cowpeas

90

8550

7200

8800

8100

7650

8000

8050

Freshpeas

51

2550

1250

2500

2500

2040

2500

2223

Groundnuts

110

12100

11770

12000

11000

11250

14300

12060

 





About Vera Shawiza

Vera Shawiza is Soko Directory’s in-house journalist. Her zealous nature ensures that sufficient and relevant content is generated for the Soko Directory website and sourcing information from clients is easy as smooth sailing.Vera can be reached at: (020) 528 0222 or Email: info@sokodirectory.com

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