A kilogram of tomatoes is retailing at an average market price of 92 shillings across the country, a drop from last month’s price, where a kilogram was being sold at 103 shillings.
A 64-kilogram box of tomatoes in Nairobi is currently being sold at a market price of 6,700 shillings compared to May’s price of 7,200 shillings, a 7 percent fall in price.
Nakuru and Eldoret currently have the lowest market prices in the country, with a 64 Kg box being sold at 4,500 shillings in both towns.
In Mombasa, Kisumu, Busia, Kisii and Malindi market prices for a 64 Kg box of tomatoes are 6,000 shillings, 5,500 shillings, 8,500 shillings, and 4,800 shillings respectively.
Meanwhile, a 138-kilogram bag of carrots is being sold at an average price of 7,062 shillings with Busia having the highest price where the same quantity is retailing at 13,800 shillings, meaning that for every kilogram of carrots, buyers are paying 100 shillings.
Markets in Kisumu have the lowest market price for carrots with a 138 Kg bag retailing at 3,500 shillings only.
In other towns, a 138 Kg bag of carrots is retailing at 6,400 shillings in Nairobi, 7,400 shillings in Mombasa, 4,00 shillings in Eldoret, 7,400 shillings in Nakuru, 6,000 shillings in Kisii and 8,000 shillings in Malindi.
Dry onions, on the other hand, are being sold at an average price of 838 shillings, a drop from last month’s price of 866 shillings per 13 Kgs across the country.
Kisumu and Eldoret have the highest market prices for dry onions with a 13 Kg net being sold at 910 shillings in both towns.
In Nairobi, a 13 Kg net of onions is retailing at 900 shillings, 800 shillings in Mombasa, 750 shillings in Nakuru, 780 shillings in Busia, 800 shillings in Kisii and 850 shillings in Malindi.
A 142-kg bag of spring onions is going for an average price of 4,360 shillings, meaning that for every kilogram, buyers are paying 30 shillings.
In other market towns, a 142-kg bag of spring onions is being sold at 3,600 shillings in Nairobi, 4,700 shillings in Mombasa, 2,500 shillings in Kisumu, 4,500 shillings in Nakuru and 6,500 shillings in Kisii.