Sorghum uptake has increased amongst Kenyan households and this has led to increased production rates across the country.
Sorghum prices too have improved in most towns across the country. A 90-kilogram bag is retailing highest in Kitale at 5,600 shillings and lowest in Mombasa at 2,700 shillings.
A 90-kilogram bag of dry maize, on the other hand, is being sold as follows in selected towns across the country: 3,200 shillings in Kisumu, 3,150 shillings in Isiolo, 2,800 shillings in Nairobi, 2,600 shillings in Mombasa, 2,500 shillings in Nakuru, 2,200 shillings in Kakamega and 2,000 shillings in Kitale and Eldoret respectively.
A 110-kilogram bag of Groundnuts is retailing as follows: 15,300 shillings in Isiolo, 14,300 shillings in Kitale, 12,540 shillings in Mombasa, 12,150 shillings in Eldoret, 12,000 shillings in Kakamega, 11,500 shillings in Nakuru and 11,300 shillings in Nairobi.
A 90-kilogram bag of Cowpeas is being sold highest in Nakuru at 8,500 shillings and lowest in Mombasa at 5,600 shillings.
The table below gives a summary of market prices for other commodities in selected towns across the country: