Lemon prices have risen by up to five times the norm © Tim Bird / Getty Images
Lemon prices have risen by up to five times the norm © Tim Bird / Getty Images

Lemon prices soar as shoppers seek to ward off Covid

26 August 2021

The popularity of hot drinks rich in vitamin C to ward off Covid-19 in Kenya has led to rocketing lemon prices.

Fruit and herbal juices known as dawa – the name means “medicine” in Swahili – are a common way of treating ailments in Kenya and coronavirus is no exception.

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