Good news to farmers as coffee prices shoot up 

What you need to know:

  • In June and July this year, at the height of Robusta coffee harvest in the crop’s main growing areas, the price of one kilogramme of kase (FAQ) rose from Shs4,000 to Shs4,500 and most farmers sold off all the coffee they had, suspecting that the prices could drop as they normally tend to do in August. 

There is a general rise for coffee prices these days. Yet farmers are struggling to get the coffee to sell and to satisfy the market. 


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