Legumes

Dengu Ordinary, Green Grams (India Green Mung) is a readily available locally. However the ordinary dengu is 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 household consumption level.  The commodity has become increasing unpopular with our customers.  Retail Ksh130($1.08)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh120($1.00)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh10,800($89.59).  The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reports the wholesale price/90kg bag at Nyandarua Ksh10,998($91.23), Kajiado Ksh12,000($99.54), Kitale, Ksh13,500($112), Isiolo, Ksh6,000($49.77), Nakuru Ksh9,000($74.66), Siaya Ksh10,800($89.59).  FarmGain Uganda at Masindi, Ksh109($0.90)/kg, Lira, Ksh55($0.46)/kg, Gulu Ksh68($0.56)/kg.

 

DenguUncle2Dengu, Polish/Nylon green-grams (India – Mung), varies from the ordinary because of their polished look, hense the name Polish or Nylon. Retail Ksh150($1.24)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh140($1.16)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh12,600($104.52). The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reports the wholesale price/90kg bag at Nyandarua Ksh10,998($91.23), Tharaka Nithi Ksh8,496($70.48), Kajiado Ksh12,000($99.54), Kitale, Ksh13,500($112), Isiolo, Ksh6,000($49.77), Nakuru Ksh9,000($74.66), Eldoret Ksh13,500($112), Siaya Ksh10,800($89.59), Vihiga Ksh10,800($89.59).  Other reported wholesale price/kg in Uganda at Masindi, Ksh109($0.85)/kg, Lira, Ksh55($0.46)/kg, Gulu Ksh68($0.56)/kg. Kenya; Nairobi, Ksh108($0.90),  Nakuru, Ksh103($0.85), Makueni, Ksh94($0.78), Machakos, Ksh89($0.74). Rwanda; Gicumbi, Ksh86 ($0.71), Uganda; Lira, Ksh49($0.41), Kampal Ksh76($0.63). Tanzania, Kigoma, Ksh56($0.46), Iringa,Ksh104($0.86).

 

Green grams (Kenya Dengu, Makueni/Uncle variety), Uganda (Cotton variety) (India – Mung),  bigger grains than ordinary and nylon, the variety with a more dusty look, it is tastier and cooks evenly.  It is the preferred variety for household consumption and is grown Makueni, Kitui, and Matuu Kenya. Makueni is only found in Kenya, in the East Africa region.   Retail Ksh170($1.41)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh150($1.24)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh13,500($112.00). The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reports the wholesale price/90kg bag Kirinyaga Ksh10,998($91.23), Nakuru Ksh9,504($78.84), Nyeri Ksh9,000($74.66) .  Other reports wholesale price/kg in Uganda at Masindi, Ksh109($0.90)/kg, Lira, Ksh55($0.46)/kg, Gulu Ksh68($0.56)/kg.  Other reports retail prices/kg of Kenya; Nairobi Ksh122($1.01),  Nakuru, Ksh112($0.93), Machakos, Ksh112($0.93), Makueni Ksh112($0.93). Rwanda; Gicumbi Ksh97($0.80), Ksh94($0.78), Uganda; Masindi Ksh68($0.56), Lira, Ksh49($0.41), Gulu, Ksh46($0.38) Tanzania; Arusha, Ksh109($0.90), Iringa, Ksh104($0.86).

 

Dolichos (Njahi, Mbumbu) is popular for it’s high protein nutritional value. Excellent meal for nursing mothers as it is traditional known to aid in breast milk production.  Retail Ksh140($1.16); Wholesale Price Ksh130($1.08)90Kg Bag Ksh11,700($97.06). The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture report price/90kg bag, Bag at Nyandaru Ksh6,804($68.04), Nyeri Ksh6,498($64.98), Nakuru Ksh6,804($68.04), West Pokot Ksh6,750($67.50).  RATIN reports wholesale prices/kg, Kenya; Nairobi, Ksh141($1.17), Nakuru, Ksh154($1.28), Rwanda; Gicumbi, Ksh86($0.71), Uganda; Lira Ksh60($0.50)/kg, Kapchorwa, Ksh60($0.50)/kg, Uganda; Masindi Ksh63(0.52)/kg, Lira Ksh60($0.50), Gulu Ksh71($0.59), Kampala Ksh65($0.54)/kg, Masind Ksh63($0.52), Tanzania; Arusha, Ksh130($1.08), South Sudan; Juba, Ksh190($1.58).

 

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Dengu Special, brown grain popular due to its filling and does not cause heartburn or digestive gas in comparison with the ordinary green-gram. Retail Ksh120($1.00)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh110($0.91)/kg; 100Kg Bag Ksh11,000($91.25). The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reports the wholesale price/90kg bag at Nakuru Ksh5,400($44.79), West Poko Ksh10,800($89.59).

 

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Kamande2-150x150.jpgLentils (Kamande) is imported into Kenya from India, and is currently selling at Retail Ksh260($2.16)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh250($2.07)50Kg Bag Ksh12,500($103.69). The Canada imported lentils are currently selling for Retail Ksh260($2.16)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh250($2.07); 50kg Bag Ksh12,500($103.69). The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report the commodity price.

 

Moon Dall Split DenguMoong Dall,  is split green gram, grown locally in Makueni and Matuu, Kenya.  The dall is a favourite among the Indians, Somalis, and Arabs.  The product is currently selling at Retail Ksh180($1.49)/kg, Wholeslae Price of Ksh170($1.41)/kg; Ksh8,500($70.51)/50kg Bag.

 

 

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 20170330_134942-2-150x150.jpgChania,  is split chick, and is a favourite among the Indians, Somalis, and Arabs.  The product is currently selling at Retail Ksh180($1.49)/kg, Wholesale Price of Ksh170($1.41)/kg; Ksh8,500($70.51)/50kg Bag.

 

 
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