A 142-kilogram bag of Spring onions is being sold at an average market price of 2,314 shillings with the highest market price being 3,500 shillings’ in Mombasa and lowest price being 1,000 shillings in Nakuru.
With rainfall being experienced in some parts of the country, vegetables have flooded the markets, especially cabbages and Sukuma Wiki. This has in turn led to reduced priced as for the case of a 50-kilogram bag of sukumawiki which was being sold as follows in selected markets: 250 shillings in Kisii, 500 shillings in Nakuru, 800 shillings in Kitui, 1,000 shillings in Eldoret, 1,200 shillings in Kitale, 1,250 shillings in Nairobi1,400 shillings in Mombasa and 1,500 shillings in Kisumu.
A 64-kilogram bag of tomatoes has the following market prices: 10,000 shillings in Eldoret, 8,500 shillings in Kisii, 8,000 shillings in Kitale, 7,500 shillings in Kisumu, 6,200 shillings in Nairobi, 6,000 shillings in Nakuru, 5,800 shillings in Mombasa and 3,000 shillings in Kitui.
The table below shows a summary of market prices for different commodities in selected towns:
On the fruit market, some have become scarce while others are in season and have flooded the markets, like mangoes.
A126 kilogram bag of mangoes is being sold as follows: 4,000 shillings in Nakuru, 3,600 shillings in Mombasa, 2,900 shillings in Kitale, 2,700 shillings in Nairobi, 2,400 shillings in Kisumu and 2,000 shillings in Eldoret.
A 93-kilogram bag of oranges is going as follows: 4,800 shillings in Nakuru, 4,200 shillingsin Kitale, 4,000 shillings in Kisii, 3,800 shillings in Nairobi, 3,600 shillings in Eldoret, 3,400 shillings in Mombasa, and 3,000 shillings in Kisumu.
Check the table below for other fruit prices in the market: