A 50Kg Bag of Ndengu Kamande Retailing At Ksh 10,100 In Nairobi

By Lynnet Okumu / Published September 6, 2022 | 10:05 am




KEY POINTS

Canada imported lentils are currently selling for a retail price of 280 shillings per kilo, and a wholesale Price of 250 shillings in the same region. A 50kg bag of the same is 12,500 shillings.


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The 90K bag is retailing at 10,800 shillings in Nairobi, 10,998 shillings in Nyandarua, 12,000 shillings in Kajiado, 13,500 shillings in Kitale, and 10,800 shillings in Siaya.

Meanwhile, the same quantity retails at 6000 shillings in Isiolo, 9000 shillings in Nakuru, and 13,500 shillings in Eldoret.


Lentils, commonly known as Ndengu Kamande are a variety of grams which has become popular in Kenyan households in recent years.

They are imported into Kenya from India and are currently selling at a retail price of 240 shillings per kilogram, and a wholesale Price of 250 shillings in Nairobi. A 50Kg Bag is between 10,100 and 12,500 shillings.

Canada imported lentils are currently selling for a retail price of 280 shillings per kilo, and a wholesale Price of 250 shillings in the same region. A 50kg bag of the same is 12,500 shillings.

Other varieties of grams are selling for different prices across the country as shown below:

  1. Ndengu Makueni

These are bigger grains with a dustier look. They are tastier and cook evenly. It is the preferred variety for household consumption and is grown in Makueni, Kitui, and Matuu Kenya.

They are currently retailing at 170 shillings per kilo, while the wholesale price is 150 shillings in Nairobi. A 90Kg bag is between 13000 to 13,500 shillings. A kilo of the same product is retailing at 112 shillings in Makueni and Machakos counties.

The 90Kg bag is retailing at 10,998 shillings in Kirinyaga, 9,504 shillings in Nakuru, and 9,000 shillings in Nyeri.

  1. Polish/Nylon green-grams

They vary from the ordinary because of their polished look, hence the name Polish or Nylon. Currently retailing at 130 shillings per kilo in Nairobi. The wholesale Price is 120 shillings per kilo.

The 90K bag is retailing at 10,800 shillings in Nairobi, 10,998 shillings in Nyandarua, 12,000 shillings in Kajiado, 13,500 shillings in Kitale, and 10,800 shillings in Siaya.

Meanwhile, the same quantity retails at 6000 shillings in Isiolo, 9000 shillings in Nakuru, and 13,500 shillings in Eldoret.

  1. Dolichos (Njahi, Mbumbu)

This variety is popular for its high protein nutritional value. Its ad excellent meal for nursing mothers as it is traditionally known to aid in breast milk production.

It’s currently retailing at 141 shillings per kilo and 10,800 shillings per 90Kg bag in Nairobi. The wholesale Price is 120 shillings per kilo.

In Nyandaru the 90Kg bag costs 6,804 shillings, Nyeri, 6,498 shillings, Nakuru, 6,804 shillings, and West Pokot, 6,750 shillings.

Nakuru traders are selling a kilo of Njahi at 154 shillings.

  1. Ndengu Special

This brown grain is popular due to its filling and does not cause heartburn or digestive gas in comparison with the ordinary green gram.

The retail price in Nairobi is 120 shillings per kilo, while the wholesale price is 110 shillings. The 100Kg Bag is selling for 11,000 shillings.

In Nakuru, the 90Kg bag is selling for 5,400 shillings while in West Poko the same quantity is retailing at 10,800 shillings.

  1. Ndengu Ordinary

It is readily available locally. The ordinary ndengu is, however, the least popular variety, the reason being the small grain makes sorting of the product a challenge. Secondly, the grain does not mature evenly resulting in a lot of wastage at the household consumption level.

The commodity has become increasingly unpopular and is currently retailing at 130 shillings per kilo. The wholesale Price is 120 shillings per kilo.

The 90Kg bag is 10,800 shillings In Nairobi. In Nyandarua, it costs 10,998 shillings, Kajiado, 12,000 shillings, Kitale, 13,500 shillings, Isiolo, 6,000 shillings, Nakuru 9,000 shillings, and Siaya 10,800 shillings.

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