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Dry Maize Retailing Averagely at Ksh. 2,607 Across the Country
Rising Food Prices Pushes  Inflation Up Marginally to 4.83pc in Jan
Dry maize is retailing at an average market price of 2,607 shillings across the country for a 90-kilogram bag with Kisumu having ...

Spring Onions Retailing Highest in Kitale Compared to Other Towns
Spring Onions
Kitale traders are reaping big from the sale of a 142-kilogram bag of Spring Onions which is retailing at 3,600 shillings compared ...

Kenya Hit by Shortage in Beans as Traders Eye Harvest From Uganda
Bean
There is a general shortage of beans in most of the Kenyan markets leading to the skyrocketing of prices for such varieties as ...

Commodity Prices to Rise More than Expected in 2018: World Bank
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Oil prices are forecast to average $65 a barrel over 2018, up from an average of $53 a barrel in 2017, on ...

Fresh Cassava Retailing Highest in Isiolo Compared to Other Towns
Fresh Cassava Retailing
Fresh cassava is retailing highest in Isiolo town compared to other towns across the country. This follows a market survey On different ...

A Look at The State of Beans Farming in Kenya
Bean
Beans are an important food crop not only in Kenya but across the globe. The popularity of bean farming in Kenya is ...

Commodity: A Look at Global Prices and Whether Kenya Fits into Brackets
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Global commodity prices were generally on a recovery trend in Q1’2018 according to the World Bank Commodity Prices Index. The energy and ...

Traders in Eldoret and Busia Smile as Buyers Feel the Heat over High Prices of Dry Onions
Onion
Dry Onion consumers in Eldoret and Busia are currently buying a 13-kilogram bag of the commodity at 1,560 shillings, which is the ...

Health Eating Trend Leads to Increase on Root-Tuber Foods

Many households have turned into the healthy eating routine which means that consumption of certain foods has increased at the expense of ...

Mangoes Flood the Local Market as Prices Decline
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The fruit market is flooded with local mangoes whose prices have slightly declined in Nairobi to 2,600 shillings for a 126-kilogram bag ...






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