Pork chops should be easy to come by this week in meat shops and butcher stalls as well as supermarkets and delicatessen establishments across the island. The asking price for a pound of pork chops in butcher stalls will be $260. Delicatessen establishments and supermarkets will ask $480 this week.
Negro yam will cost $90 and $70 per pound in most rural markets, and in Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well. Less costly outlets in downtown Kingston will ask as little as $40 this week for a pound of Negro yam.
This leafy vegetable is on good offer in retail markets these days. You can purchase a pound at as little as $30. The price applies to Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well. Downtown Kingston's less costly outlets can ask as little as $20 this week for a pound of cabbage.
Callaloo remains low-priced in rural retail markets this week. The asking price for a bundle in May Pen Market is $80, and the same goes for Spanish Town. Less costly locations like downtown Kingston can ask as little as $30 to $40 this week for a bundle of callaloo.
Cooking tomatoes remain high priced this week in most rural retail markets. The current asking price for a pound is $100. This price applies to Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well.
These are going for a good price. The floor price for a dozen of the popular staple is $80 and the ceiling, $120. Downtown Kingston's less-expensive outlets will offer a dozen green bananas this week for as little as $50.