Fresh beans supply from Kasese.

April 4, 2018

Maize grain price was stable in Kampala markets at Ugx.660-670/kg. Millers bought maize at slow pace and trading was slow. Festive seasons like Easter have no positive effects on the grain market. Usually markets close and return to full activity after.

New harvested beans were registered from Kasese. Yellow beans were offered at Ugx.2700-2800/kg wholesale price. Some small supply of yellow beans from Rwanda arrived at more or less above price. The quality was good compared to last season stocked supply that was differentiated by discoloring; offered cheaper at Ugx.2500/kg. Some “Kahura” (Rosecoco) beans were supplied from Buhwezzu at Ugx.2200-2300/kg wholesale price. Short Nambale beans that is normally preferred was sold at Ugx.2500-2600/kg wholesale in Owino market. Long Nambale beans were cheaper at Ugx.2000-2100/kg wholesale in Kampala.

In the Coffee sector the current market price in most Coffee buying houses was Ugx.5, 500-5,600/kg of FAQ. The quality apparently was not good on average at out turn 55%-70%.

The common festive food commodities were demanded highly last Easter weekend and the traders offered these commodities at a slightly higher price. Irish potatoes supply was limited and more expensive at Ugx.120, 000 per 100kgs sack from Kenya, Kisoro at Ugx.160,000/sack while Ssingo irish potatoes cost Ugx.200,000.sack.

Matooke was pricy at Ugx. 200,000 per sack weighing 180kgs. Matooke bunches were offered at a range between Ugx.25, 000-60,000 depending on size. Super rice was slightly above Ugx.4000/kg retail price and other varieties were offered at higher price.

Exports Promotion Board expressed some produce business opportunities as indicted below. You are encouraged to contact the Trade Information Division for further guidance as you engage with the buyers. Contacts: Tel.414-257001/230250 or



Produce required and terms Country where the produce is required Buyer Contact
1121 Beans and Chickpeas


Type: Kidney beans, Chick peas

Style: Dried

Packing 25kgs bags

Quantity required: 1X20 FCL

Shipping terms: FOB

Spain Global Foods Trading GMBH

Calle 111,No 17-19 ElPrat de Llobregat

Phone:34 932 64 15 36

1122 Beans


Kidney beans

Quantity required: 1X20 FCL

Singapore AKM Manufacturers & Impex Pte Ltd

Phone:+65 96527581

1123 Chia Seeds


Organic Chia Seeds

Style: Natural

Purity: 99%

Bulk packaging

Quantity required: 1-20 tons


Phone: 61 07 5571 7744

Cell: 614 5571 7744


1124 Chia Seeds


Bulk packaging

Organic Chia Seeds

Style: Natural

Purity: 100%

Quantity required: 50-1000 Kgs.

Shipping Terms: Door to Door

United States Seth Kinkade

Phone: 1 –(831) 917-9525


1125 Coffee Beans


Variety: Green, Arabica, Robusta

Quantity required: 1X 20’ FCL

Shipping Terms: Door to Door

United Kingdom Complete Coffee Limited

1 Kentish Buildings 125 Borough

High Street London, SEI 1NP

Phone: 44-207-403-8787


1128 Cocoa Beans


Maturity: 100%

Grade A

Bulk packaging

Quantity required: 1X20’ FCL Minimum

Canada Luxport Inc

Phone: 1514-386-7801


Farmgain Africa

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