Njugu Red Kubwa (Red Groundnuts), the red nuts are a tasty and popular household snack and breakfast item. The groundnuts sold in the Nairobi market are imported from Malawi. Retail Ksh180($1.80)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh170($1.70)/kg; 100Kg Bag Ksh17,000($170.00). The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reports wholesale price/110kg bag at Nairobi 12,600($126), Mombasa Ksh14,100($141.00), Kisii Ksh10,400($104), Nakuru Ksh16,720($167.20), Eldoret Ksh9,900($99), Kakamega Ksh10,000($100), Kitale Ksh15,400($154), Siaya Ksh17,721($177.21), Kajiado Ksh11,000($110), West Pokot Ksh13,200($132), Embu, Ksh12,433($124), Busia Ksh16,388($163). Farmgain reports wholesale prices/kg at Owino Ksh144($1.44), Nakawa Ksh144($1.44). FEWSNET reports price/kg at Nigeria, Kano ksh147($1.28).
Njugu White Kubwa (White Big Groundnuts), the white nuts are favored over the red, due to their lower fat content. Nuts are a popular household snack and breakfast item. Retail Ksh175($1.75)/kg; *Wholesale Ksh149($1.49)/kg; 100Kg Bag Ksh14,850($148.50). RATIN reports wholesale price/Kg at; Tanzania, Arusha Ksh100($1.00), Dar, Ksh108($1.08)/kg, Kenya, Nairobi, Ksh126($1.26)/kg, Mombasa Ksh140($1.40), Rwanda Kimironko Ksh156($1.56), Rubavu Ksh134($1.34), Kamembe Ksh123($1.23). DRC, Likasi Ksh118($1.18). Uganda, Kampala, Ksh 160 ($1.60)/kg, Masindi Ksh151($1.51), Busia Ksh106($1.06). South Sudan, Juba Ksh127($1.27), Malawi, Chimbiya Ksh89($0.89). Farmgain reports wholesale prices/kg at Kalerwe, Ksh150($1.50), Lira Ksh120($1.20).
Njugu White Medium (White Medium Groundnuts), the white nuts are favored over the red, due to their lower fat content. Nuts are a popular household snack and breakfast item. The medium sized nuts are a favorite with snack vendors due to the ability to pack more in smaller sized packs. Retail Ksh175($1.75)/kg; *Wholesale Kshs149($1.49)/kg; 100Kg Bag Kshs14,850($148.50). RATIN reports wholesale prices/kg at Tanzania Dar Ksh108($1.08), Mbeya Ksh108($1.08), Iringa Ksh99.3($0.99) . Farmgain reports wholesale prices/kg at Owino Ksh126.60($12.66), Kisenyi Ksh126.60($12.66), Nakawa Ksh133($13.3), Kalerwe Ksh136($13.6), Arua Ksh114($11.4), Kabale Ksh149($14.9), Kiboga ksh127($12.7), Masindi Ksh114($11.4), Masindi Ksh111($11.1), Mubende Ksh136($13.6), Kapchorwa Ksh158($15.8), Mbale Ksh142($14.2), Gulu Ksh101($10.1), Masaka Ksh142($1.42), Soroti Ksh127($12.7), Iganga ksh143($14.3), Tororo Ksh174($17.4), Mbarara Ksh101($10.1), Kyankwanzi Ksh142($14.2), Kamwenge Ksh158($15.8), Bugiri Ksh146($14.6), Kyenjonjo Ksh143($14.3), Kabarole Ksh143($14.3), Rukiga Ksh152 ($15.2).
Njugu Mawe (Swahili), Tsimbade (Luyha), Monkey Nut, Bambara Nut, Okpa (Igbo), Epa-Roro (Yoruba). While a nut, it is regarded as not to be a nut but a legume, and is rich in protein. Njugu Mawe is a traditional healthy food, that is highly nutritious often cooked with maize (both fresh, dry, or dehusked maize). Health benefits include reducation of anaemia, as it boost the blood cell production. The prices are Retail Ksh150($1.50)/kg, Wholesale Ksh140($1.40)/kg, or Ksh14,000(140)/100kgs bag. The Kenya Ministry of Agriculture reports wholesale price/kg at Siaya Ksh167($1.67).
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