A look at prices in the beans market reveals that the Mwezi Moja variety is the least expensive, with a 90 Kg bag retailing at 5,200 shillings averagely.
Prices of the Mwezi Moja variety of beans were only available in Nairobi and Nakuru where prices were as low as 5,200 and 5,000 shillings respectively for a 90 Kg bag.
In Eldoret, the bean market is booming because for both Beans Rosecoco and Mwitemania, a 90 Kg bag is retailing at 9,900 shillings, the highest in the country.
Beans Rosecoco emerged the most expensive type of bean with a 90 Kg bag retailing at an average price of 8,567 across markets.
Njahi still remains expensive, given that this black bean is a delicacy during special occasions especially in the Mount Kenya region.
Nakuru recorded the highest the prices for a 90 Kg bag of Njahi, at 14,000 shillings.
In other markets, the prices of Njahi are as follows: Nairobi 13,200 shillings, Kitale 10,800 shillings, Isiolo 12,000 shillings, Mombasa 13,100 and Eldoret 11,700 shillings.
Fresh peas are at an all-time high price in Isiolo, where a 51 Kg bag is retailing at 6,120 shillings as compared to the average price of 3,500 shillings countrywide.
Fresh peas are the cheapest in both Eldoret and Nakuru, at 2,500 shillings for a 51 Kg bag.
Here is a complete summary of the prices of beans, peas, and groundnuts as provided by NAFIS: