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Market List

Published:Thursday | April 2, 2015 | 4:00 AM
A farmer transports bananas out of the field at a small farm in Albion Mountain, St Mary.

Green bananas

Staple green bananas is easy to come by at this time in most rural retail markets. The current asking price per dozen ranges between $80 and $100. This holds true for most rural retail outlets.

Sweet pepper

Sweet pepper is neither plentiful nor cheap at this time in most rural retail outlets across the island.

Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market will ask for $140 per pound at this time. The same holds true for most rural retail markets.

T-bone steak

T-bone steak is easy to come by at this time in most supermarkets or meat shops across the island.

If you happen to be shopping in a supermarket or delicatessen establishment, the asking price per pound will be $480. However, if your shopping spot happens to be a meat shop or grocery store, you will be asked to pay $280 per pound.

Sweet potato

Tuber sweet potato is on fair offer at this time in rural retail markets. The asking price per pound at this time is $60 at Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market and Spanish Town Market. This also holds true for rural retail markets.

Cheaper outlets downtown Kingston will ask for anything between $40 and $50 per pound.