Milled Flour

As cereal suppliers we have noted an increasingly demand for African Traditional Foods as the preferred choice of healthy eating.  Many household are opting to return to traditional breakfast meals (uji) and replacing maize with various other alternative as indicated below.

UgaliFlourGrade1White Maize Meal (Ugali) flour is mostly used for making ugali (cornbread), and comes in two types of grades. Grade 1 (Sifted) in which the husks are first removed then the maize is milled.  Grade 2 the maize is milled whole.  This means that Grade 2 maize meal is high in fiber, and is the preferred healthy option.    Retail Ksh54($0.54)/kg; Wholesale Ksh52($0.52)/kg;  90Kg Bag Ksh4,680($46.80); Unsifted (Grade 2/ Whole Milled Maize), is a popular healthy option for making ugali, is selling at Retail Ksh54($0.54)/kg;  Wholesale Ksh52($0.52)/kg90Kg Bag Ksh4,680($46.80).  RATIN reports retail prices/kg at DRC, Likasi, Ksh65($0.65), Uganda, Masindi, Kisenyi, Lira, Mbale, Masaka, Soroti, Iganga, Ksh39($0.39), Kabale Ksh48($0.48), Arua, Ksh45($0.45), Tororo Ksh42($0.42), South Sudan, Juba, Ksh127($1.27), Tanzania, Arusha Ksh48($0.48).

Extra Fine White Maize Meal Flour, Baridii (Kisra), Kaunga (Uganda, Rwanda) is used to make Uji (porridge) and Kisra (chapatti, pancake) by Sudanese.  Baridii flour cannot be used to make Ugali, because it will not cake.  Baridii is selling at  Retail Ksh75($0.75)/kg, WholesaleKsh70($0.70)/kg; 80Kg Bag Ksh5,600($56.00);The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

PureWimbi1Pure Wimbi (Millet, Ulezi TZ) Flour is ground millet grain.  Mostly used for breakfast porridge and highly recommended as a maize substitute for ugali for diabetic customers.  Retail Ksh120($1.20)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh115($1.15)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh10,350($103.50); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.  Farmgain reports wholesale prices/kg at Owino, Nakawa Ksh81($0.81), Kalerwe, Ksh81($0.81), Lira Ksh75($0.75), Mbale Ksh81($0.81) , Gulu Ksh84($0.84), Arua Ksh84($0.84).

 

Wheat FlourWheat Flour (Unsifted Grade 2), (Ngano/Attah/ Brown Chapati flour) is high fiber wheat flour.  It is popular for chapatti and ugali especially with West Africans and people from North Rift Valley.   Retail Ksh70($0.70)/kg; Wholesale Ksh65($0.65)/kg;  90Kg Bag Ksh5,850($58.50).   Wheat Flour (Sifted Grade 1) sifted, Retail Ksh65($0.65)/kg; Wholesale Ksh62($0.62)/kg.

 

MuhogoFlour1Muhogo (Cassava) Flour is ground cassava very popular with Congo, Rwanda, and Zaire nationalities currently residing in Kenya.  Retail Ksh54($0.54)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh48($0.48)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh4,320($43.20); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.  Farmgain reports wholesale prices/kg at Owino Ksh33($0.33), Nakawa Ksh33($0.33), Kalerwe, Ksh36($0.36), Lira Ksh27($0.27), Mbale Ksh27($0.27) , Gulu Ksh30($0.30), Arua Ksh30($0.30)

 

MutamaFlourMtama (Sorghum) Flour mostly used for breakfast porridge. Red and White Sorghum flour sell at Retail Ksh54($0.54)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh48($0.48)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh4,320($43.20); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.  Farmgain reports wholesale prices/kg at Owino Ksh75($0.75), Nakawa Ksh78($0.78), Kalerwe, Ksh78($0.78), Lira Ksh51($0.51), Mbale Ksh54($0.54) , Gulu Ksh54($0.54), Arua Ksh75($0.75).

 

WimbiMixFlourWimbi Mix (Millet, Sorghum, Cassava) flour, is mostly popular with primary and secondary schools as it provides a healthier and cheaper breakfast meal.  Retail Ksh54($0.54)/kg *Wholesale Ksh46($0.46)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh4,140($41.40); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices. 

 

SourFlourSour (Lemon, Millet, Sorghum, Cassava) flour mixed with acetic acid for a sour taste, is mostly popular with primary and secondary schools as it provides a healthier and cheaper porridge  Other names include fermented flour, unga imechacha, Kuchacha, kuganda etc. Retail Ksh58($0.58)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh50($0.50)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh4,500($45.0); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

MaweleFlourMawele (Pearl Millet), Uwele TZ), Pearl Millet, flour a light green flour also used for making porridge, and popularly used as a fermentation agent in making porride (uji).  *Other names include fermented flour, unga yakuchacha or yakugandica etc.  Retail Ksh100($1.00)/kg; Wholesale Ksh85($0.85)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh7,650($76.50) The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

OmenaFlourOmena (Sardine fish milled with Red Sorghum Grain) flour, Unga Wasamaki (Swahili) is mostly popular in porridge especially as a rich source of calcium for children, and an excellent traditional Africa way of ensuring small children sufficient Omega 3 intake.  Retail Ksh100($1.00)/kg; Wholesale Ksh85($0.85)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh7,650($76.50)The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

Njugu Mtama (Groundnut Milled with Sorghum) flour, is used for making porridge for children, and is rich in Magnesium.  Sorghum is rich in unsaturated fats, protein, fiber, and minerals like phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and iron.  Selling prices are Retail Ksh110($1.10)/kg and Wholesale Ksh85($0.85)/kg; 90Kg bag Ksh7,650($76.50). 

 

Terere Amaranth flourSoya flour comes highly recommended especially for porridge.  Soya is very high in protein, and it’s recommended when used in making uji, that it porridge be cooked for an additional 20mins, due to the high protein content in soya.  Retail Ksh100($1.00)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh90($0.90)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh8,100($81.00);The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

Terere Amaranth flour2Terere (Amaranth) flour comes highly recommended especially for porridge. Retail Ksh160($1.60)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh140($1.40)/kg; 90Kg Bag Ksh12,600($12.60); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

 

Mabuyu (Baobab) Fruit Power or Flour.  Mabuyu flour in addition to being used in making one of the most popular snack/treat in Nairobi and Mombasa, the flour can also be used in as an additional ingredient in porridge.  The selling prices are Retail Ksh190($1.90)/kg; Wholesale Ksh180($1.80)/kg; 50kg bag, Ksh9,000($90.00)

 

ThabaiThafai, Thabai, (Stinging Nettle) flour, comes highly recommended as a alternative to tea leaves.  Nutritional benefits include reduced allergies, antioxidants, anti flammatory, anti-microbial, and anti cancer cell activities.  Domestic consumption in addition to tea includes Mokimo (mashed potatoes and maize meal).   Retail Ksh560($5.60)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh400($4.00)/kg; 25Kg Bag Ksh10,000($100.00); The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture does not report this commodity’s market prices.

 

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Nigerian-Gari-140x140.jpgNigerian Garri / Gari, made from freshly selected cassava tubers.  Cassava tubers are uprooted and peeled, washed and grated to produce a mash., then mash placed in porous bags , allowed to ferment  then sieved (or sifted) and roasted by heating in a bowl. The resulting dry granular is pounded or grounded to make fine flour. Retail Ksh220($2.20)/kg, Wholesale Ksh200($2.00)/kg. #Nigerian, #Garri, #Nairobi

 

*Wholesale price offered for purchase of 20Kgs and more.

Exchange Rate US$1=Ksh100.00 (Estimate, kindly use daily current rates for actual price.)

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