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Market List

Published:Thursday | January 1, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Green bananas

This is fairly easy to come by this week, with prices ranging between $80 and $120 per dozen in most rural retail markets. This also holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Beef stew

The asking price in meat shops is $180 per pound. If you happen to be shopping at a supermarket or delicatessen, the asking price will be $350 per pound.

Cabbage

Cabbage is on fair offer at this time. This leafy vegetable is being sold for $50 per pound in most rural retail markets. This price holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.  Cheaper outlets in downtown Kingston may quote as little as $30 per pound.

Ginger

This exotic spice will cost you $150 per pound at this time in most rural retail markets. Smaller quantities wrapped in Saran Wrap are available for $50.

Callaloo

Also easy to come by, the current asking price per bundle is $50 in most rural retail markets, while downtown Kingston's cheaper outlets may ask for anything ranging between $30 and $40 per bundle.

Carrots

Carrots will go for $80 per pound in most rural retail markets. Cheaper outlets in downtown Kingston will ask for $70 per pound.