Cucumbers can be sold in the open markets around Nigeria; it can also be sold in the organized markets like supermarkets, hotels and spas etc.
Cucumbers can also be sold in small neighborhood markets and to retail sellers that sell the cucumbers on their wheelbarrows. Some people also hawk fresh cucumbers on trays; you can sell your cucumbers to these people.
Cucumbers can also be sold to hawkers in motor parks and garages around you. Cucumbers are known to be sold by hawkers in motor parks and garages.
Where you can sell your cucumbers in Nigeria
You can sell your cucumbers in Nigeria in the following places:
Cucumbers can be sold in the open markets in Nigeria. These are the local markets in villages, towns and cities in Nigeria.
You can sell your cucumber in the following open markets:
- Mile 12 Market, Lagos
- Oyingbo Market, Lagos
- Isolo Market
- Bodija Market, Ibadan
- Oja Oba Market, Akure
- Moferere Market, Ondo
- Owerri Market
- Kano Market
- Farin Gada Market, Jos
- Wuse Market, Abuja
- Kaduna Market
- Port Harcourt Market etc.
Mile 12 market is the biggest market for fresh cucumbers in Nigeria. It is a common sight to see trucks loaded with fresh cucumbers in the Mile 12 market, Lagos. These trucks come from as far as Kebbi, Kano and Kaduna states.
Cucumbers can also be sold in the organized markets. These markets include supermarkets, spas and hotels.
Some of the organized markets that you can sell your cucumber include:
- Nicon Hotel
- Beauty Stores
- Ebeano Supermarket
You can also sell your cucumbers to hawkers. Some wheelbarrow pushers in Nigeria sell cucumbers. These wheelbarrow cucumber sellers are common in big cities like Lagos.
You are likely to see a wheelbarrow seller of cucumbers in the front of most streets and neighborhoods in Lagos and other big cities.
Some hawkers also sell cucumbers on trays. These cucumber hawkers can be found in motor parks, garages, streets and open markets.
Factors that can affect where you can sell your cucumber in Nigeria
The following factors can affect where you can sell your cucumber in Nigeria:
Location of your farm
If your farm is located far away from a big market, It may be better and cost effective for you to sell your cucumber in the markets near you.
For instance, if your cucumber farm is located in Sokoto, it may be better for you to sell the cucumbers in Sokoto. Bringing the cucumbers to Lagos market may be too costly for you.
Prevailing price of cucumber in your location
If the prevailing price of cucumber in your location is too low, it may be better for you to sell in markets farther away from you.
Lagos markets command the highest prices for cucumbers in Nigeria; you may need to sell your cucumbers in markets in big cities if you want to make more profit.
Cost of transportation
The cost of transporting your cucumbers can determine the place to sell it. If your cucumber farm is far away, you may incur a high cost of transporting your produce. In this case, it is better you sell in markets closer to you.
You can read more on cucumber farming in Nigeria here.