Traders in Mombasa are buying the same red groundnuts at a wholesale price of 14,100 shillings, while in Kisii, 100 kilograms of groundnuts are being sold at 10,400 shillings.
Farmers are reaping big on groundnut farming and it is estimated that a 100-kilogram bag is retailing at an average of 15,500 shillings.
Kenyan farmers have shown great interest in high-value crops like groundnuts thus embracing them more as compared to maize, beans, and other crops that were considered profitable.
Households in Busia are paying more for red groundnuts as a 100-kilogram bag of Groundnuts at 16,388 shillings compared to those in Nairobi who are buying the same quantity at 12,600 shillings.
Traders in Mombasa are buying the same red groundnuts at a wholesale price of 14,100 shillings, while in Kisii, 100 kilograms of groundnuts are being sold at 10,400 shillings which is the lowest compared to other towns like Busia.
The price for the same commodity is 14,000 shillings in Nakuru, while in Eldoret, the price is 9,900 shillings. In Kakamega, the price is at 10,000 shillings while in Kitale at 15,500 shillings.
Those in Kajiado are buying the groundnuts at 11,000 shillings, 12,433 shillings in Embu, 16,388 shillings in Busia, and 12,600 shillings in Nairobi.
White big groundnuts are being sold at an average price of 180 shillings as a 100-kilogram bag being sold at 17,000 shillings a wholesale.
White medium groundnuts are the most expensive as the 100-kilogram bags being at 17,500 in a wholesale while at retails it is being sold at 185 shillings.