Maize/Corn

Dry Maize, (Tanzania – Mahindi) is Kenya’s staple food. Retail Ksh45($0.45)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh42($0.42)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh3,780($37.80). The Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reported market wholesale price/90kg bag at Kangemi, Ksh2,997($29.97), Nyamakima Ksh2,790($27.90), Mombasa, Ksh3,200($32), Busia, Ksh2,880($28.80), Kisumu Ksh3,600($36)/bag, Siaya Ksh3,204($32.04), Migori Ksh2,799($27.99), Nakuru Ksh3,096($30.96), Eldoret Ksh2,799($27.99), Bomet Ksh2,799($27.99), Trans Nzoia Ksh2,997($29.97), Nyeri Ksh3,501($35.01)Kirinyaga Ksh2,799($27.99), Nyandaru Ksh3,303($33.03), Tharaka Nithi Ksh3,502($35), Kitale, Ksh3,100($31), Kajiado Ksh2,799($27.99), Embu Ksh2,799($27.99), Kwale Ksh3,150($31.50), Makueni Ksh5,220($52.20), Mandera Ksh3,780($37.80), Lamu Ksh4,500($45), West Pokot Ksh2,898($28.98).   RATIN reports Wholesale prices/kg of South Sudan, Juba Ksh445($4.45), Burundi, Gitega, Ksh24($0.24)0.  Uganda, Kabale, Ksh26($0.26), Masindi, Ksh22($0.22), Kampala Ksh25($0.25), Gulu Ksh24(0.24), Masindi Ksh31($0.31).  Tanzania, Iringa, Ksh26(0.26)/kg, Arusha, Ksh22($0.22), Dar Ksh33($0.33),  DRC, Likasi, Ksh52($0.52), Kenya, Nairobi Ksh38($0.38). Kenya, Ksh29.3($29.3) Meru ACE Malawi reports, Namwera, Balaka, Salima, Ntchisi, Mwk138(Ksh19, US$0.19)/kg, Mwanza, Mkando, Liwonde, Mwk150(Ksh21(S$0.21)/Kg. Farmgain Africa reports wholesale price/kg Uganda, Owino, Ksh35($0.35)/kg, Kisenyi Ksh19($0.19), Nakawa, Kalerwe Ksh22($0.22), Lira Ksh15($0.15), Busia, Ksh37($0.37).  FEWSNET reports retail price per Kilogram of Juba Ksh85.05(US$0.75), Rumbek Ksh55.03(US$0.483), Wau Ksh60.04(US$0.526).

 

Muthokoi (De-husk) Maize, is a popular alternative to regular dried maize.  Often cooked with beans, or other legumes.  Retail Ksh64($0.64)/kg, Wholesale Price Ksh62($0.62)/kg, 90Kg Bag Ksh5,580($55.80); Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture did not report on this commodity price.

 

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Yellow Maize. Not very popular for Kenyan domestic consumption.  Retail Ksh45($0.45)/kg, Wholesale Price Ksh42($0.42)/kg, 90Kg Bag Ksh3,780($37.80).  The Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reported market wholesale price/90kg bag at Nakuru, Ksh3,096($30.96)), Siaya Bondo Ksh2,997($29.97).

 

Popcorn, while very popular in Kenya, and is imported mostly from South Africa.  Retail Ksh170($1.70)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh160($1.60); 25Kg Bag Ksh4,000($40.00). The Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reported market wholesale price/90kg bag at Nakuru, Ksh13,320($133.20), that is about Ksh3,700($37.00)/25kg bag.

 

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