In Kenya, beans are not just beans. Consumers know their beans’ variety and preference. If you have beans in your store, especially Rosecoco, this is the perfect time to make millions because the highest price of a 90-kg bag is averagely retailing at 11,600 shillings.
In Kakamega, a 90-kilogram bag of wairumu beans is retailing at 10,000 shillings which are the highest compared to Nairobi where it is going at 7,000 shillings.
Bungoma has a relatively high price of Wairimu beans which is retailing at the price of 11,200 shillings per every 90-kilogram with some places like Eldoret and Kisumu selling at 8,000 shillings.
In Karatina and Eldoret, a 90-kg bag of Wairimu beans is going for 6,500 shillings which is much cheaper compared to other parts of the country like Bungoma which has the most expensive prices in the market at the moment.
In Nairobi, a 90-kilogram bag of Rosecoco is retailing at 10,600 shillings. Currently, Rosecoco is the most expensive in the market.
In Kakamega and Bungoma, the price of a 90-kilogram bag of Rosecoco is going for 10,200 and 10,000 shillings respectively.
In Nairobi, the price of Yellow beans and Nyayo is retailing at 11,000 and 8,000 respectively which is more expensive compared to other parts of the country like Kisumu and Mombasa selling at 9000 and 7,000 shillings respectively
The ordinary “ndengu” is the least popular variety, the reason being the small grain makes sorting of the product challenge.
A 90-kilogram of legumes is retailing at 6,000 shillings in Nairobi, 7500 shillings in Kitale, 6000 shillings in Isiolo, and 6,500 shillings in Nakuru.