Maize/Corn

Dry Maize, (Tanzania – Mahindi) is Kenya’s staple food. Retail Ksh49($0.49)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh46($0.46)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh4,095($40.95). 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, Migori Ksh2,799($27.99)/bag, Nakuru Ksh2,600($26)/bag, Eldoret Ksh2,700($27)/bag, Kabarnet Ksh2,700($27)/bag, Kirinyaga Ksh2,402($24.02), Tharaka Nithi Ksh3,502($35)/bag, Kitale, Ksh3,100($31), Kajiado Ksh2,799($27.99)/bag, Embu Ksh2,799($27.99), Kwale Ksh3,150($31.50), Makueni Ksh5,220($52.20), Mandera Ksh3,780($37.80)/bag, Lamu Ksh4,500($45)/bag  RATIN reports Wholesale prices/kg of South Sudan, Juba Ksh445($4.45)/kg, Burundi, Gitega, Ksh24($0.24)/kg.  Uganda, Kabale, Ksh38($0.38)/kg, Masindi, Ksh22($0.22)/kg, Kampala Ksh34($0.34), Gulu Ksh34(0.34), Masindi Ksh31($0.31). 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). Tanzania, Iringa, Ksh26(0.26)/kg, Arusha, Ksh22($0.22), Dar Ksh33($0.33),  DRC, Likasi, Ksh52($0.52), Kenya, Nairobi Ksh38($0.38). ACE Malawi reports, Namwera, Balaka, Salima, Ntchisi, Mwk138(Ksh19, US$0.19)/kg, Mwanza, Mkando, Liwonde, Mwk150(Ksh21(S$0.21)/Kg

Muthokoi (De-husk) Maize, is a popular alternative to regular dried maize.  Often cooked with beans, or other legumes.  Retail Ksh56($0.56)/kg, Wholesale Price Ksh52($0.52)/kg, 90Kg Bag Ksh4,680($46.80); 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 Ksh49($0.49)/kg, Wholesale Price Ksh46($0.46)/kg, 90Kg Bag Ksh4,095($40.95);   Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report a Nairobi Market price.

 

 

Popcorn, while very popular in Kenya, and is imported mostly from South Africa.  Retail Ksh208($2.08)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh192($1.92); 25Kg Bag Ksh4,810($48.10);  Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture did not report on this price.

 

Exchange Rate US$1=Ksh100.00 (Kindly use the currency converter provide above to change from Kenya Shillings to your local currency).
 

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