The price of 1 kg of honey in Kenya is Ksh 600 to Ksh 1,000. The average price is Ksh 800.For those traders who buy in wholesale price, they buy at Ksh 600 per kg and sell at Ksh 800 per kg.
Half a kg of honey costs Ksh400 in Kenya, retailers buy for Ksh250.
Buying honey from supermarkets and direct from honey processing companies is better than buying online. Those selling honey online usually mix with water and sugar to maximize profits.
- Profits retailers selling honey online make.
For 1 kg honey, they buy Ksh 600, they sell the same for Ksh 800, making a profit of Ksh200 per kg. If someone sells 20kg per month, they earn cool Ksh 4,000. When someone delivers honey to your doorstep, they charge you transport fee. For half a kg, they buy Ksh250 and sell at Ksh 400 each, making Ksh 150 profit. In a month, someone sells over 20 kgs per month.
Half a kg of honey is sold faster than 1kg.
If you are planning to start honey selling business, expect to make on average Ksh10,000 per month, unless your Facebook pages are popular.