If you are in the market for dry onions, then Nakuru is the best place to buy onions at the cheapest price in Kenya as compared to other market towns.
A 13 kg net of dry onions is retailing at 850 shillings in Nakuru, meaning that a kilogram is being sold at roughly 65 shillings.
Markets in Kitale follow with the lowest prices for a 13 kg net of the commodity, with traders selling the commodity at 900 shillings.
In other towns, dry onions are retailing at 1,120 shillings in Eldoret, 1,600 shillings in Mombasa, 1,040 shillings in Isiolo and 1,oo0 shillings in Nairobi for a 13 kg net.
Spring onions, on the other hand, are retailing the cheapest at Eldoret where a 142 kg bag is being sold at 1,320 shillings, meaning that a kilogram is going for about 9 shillings.
In Kitale, spring onions are more expensive as compared to other market towns, where a 142 kg bag of the commodity is retailing at 3,300 shillings.
The same quantity of spring onions is being sold at 3,000 shillings in Nakuru, 2,700 shillings in Mombasa and 2,900 shillings in Nairobi.