Maize/Corn

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Dry Maize, (Tanzania – Mahindi) is Kenya’s staple food. Retail Ksh70($0.57)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh65($0.53)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh5,850($47.93). The Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reported market wholesale price/90kg bag at Baringo Ksh6,003($50.62), Embu Ksh7,002($59.04), Kwale- Samburu Ksh7,497(61.78) Mpeketoni Ksh4,500($37.08), Makueni Kambu Ksh6,102($51.45), Migori Ksh6,003($45.53), Nyeri Ksh5,598($46.13), Siaya Ksh5418($45.68), West Pokot Ksh4,797($39.53), Kisii Ksh6,003($49.47), Ukunda Ksh6,300($53.12), Machakos Ksh5,796 ($48.87), Makueni Nunguni Ksh7,002 ($59.04), Makueni Kambu Ksh6,102(50.28), Tharaka Nithi Ksh6,498($54.79), West Pokot Ksh6,120($51.60), Taita Tavet Ksh6,300($53.12), Kitale Ksh5,796($48.87), Kimilili Ksh3,996 ($32.93), Embu Ksh5,850 ($42.21), Isiolo Ksh7,101 ($59.87), Kericho Ksh7,452 ($62.61),  Meru Ksh6,201($52.28), Nakuru Ksh5,202(42.87), Uasin Gishu Ksh7,497 ($63.21), Ukunda Ksh6,300(51.92).  FEWSNET July 2022 reports retail price/kg of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa Ksh Ksh52($0.44), Bahir Dar Ksh52($0.44), Bure Ksh49.81($0.42), Nekemte Ksh46.25 ($0.39). Kenya, Mombasa Ksh66.67($0.58), Nairobi Ksh55($0.48).  Somalia, Baido, Ksh65.23($0.55), Buale Ksh138.76 ($1.17), Burao Ksh88.95 ($0.75), Lugh Ksh74.72 ($0.63), Mogadishu Ksh80.65 ($0.68), Qorioley Ksh68.79 ($0.58).  Tanzania, Dar Ksh45.07 ($0.38), Dodoma Ksh30.84 ($0.26), Mbeya Ksh32.02 ($0.27), Songea Ksh25.87 ($0.27), Kampala Ksh61.74 ($0,52), Masindi Ksh51.05 ($0.43) Farmgain Africa reports wholesale price/kg Owino, Mbale,  Soroti, Ksh49.87($0.42), Kisenyi, Masak, Iganga, Ksh46.30 ($0.39), Nakawa Ksh51.05 (0$0.43), Kalerwe, Arua, Lira, Tororo,   Ksh52.24 ($0.44), Kiboga, Masindi, Kyankwenge, Ksh34.43 ($0.29). Tanzania wholesale price/kg Arusha Ksh48($0.41), Dodoma Ksh45($0.38), Kagera Ksh56($0.47), Lindi Ksh36($0.30), Manyara Ksh40($0.34), Morogoro Ksh42($0.35), Mtwara Ksh39($0.33), Mwanza Ksh54($0.45), Tabora Ksh42($0.35).

 

20140830_143802Yellow Maize. Not very popular for Kenyan domestic consumption.  Retail Ksh70($0.57)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh65($0.53)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh5,850($47.93).  The Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reported market wholesale price/90kg bag at Nakuru Ksh7,200($59.58), Kisumu Ksh5,598 ($47.15), Kisii Ksh5,598($46.13), Migori Ksh4,500 ($37.08) Ksh8,496($70.01), Nairobi Nyamakima.  FEWSNET June 2022 reports US, Gulf of Mexico Ksh41.55 ($$0.35), South Africa, Randfontein (SAFEX) Ksh36.81 ($0.31)

 

Muthokoi (De-husk) Maize, is a popular alternative to regular dried maize.  Often cooked with beans, or other legumes.  Retail Ksh100($0.82)/kg, Wholesale Price Ksh95($0.78)/g, 90Kg Bag Ksh8,550($70.05); Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture did not report on this commodity price.

 

Popcorn, while very popular in Kenya, and is imported mostly from South Africa.  Retail Ksh220($1.80)/kg; Wholesale Price Ksh200($1.64); 25Kg Bag Ksh5,000($40.97). The Government of Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reported market wholesale price/90kg bag at Nairobi – Nyamakima Ksh15,480 ($127.56)

 

 
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