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Market List

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2015 | 8:00 AM

Yellow yam

This staple will cost you a pretty penny at this time. The asking price per pound of yellow yam ranges between $70 and $80 in most rural retail outlets. This also holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Callaloo

Callaloo is easy to come by at this time in most rural retail markets, with an asking price of $50 per bundle. This also holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market. Cheaper outlets like downtown Kingston will ask for as little as $30 per bundle.

Beef mince

Beef mince is relatively easy to come by at this time in most supermarkets and meat shops across the island.

If your shopping spot happens to be a meat shop or butcher stall, you will be asked to pay $180 per pound, while supermarkets and delicatessen establishments will ask for as much $350 per pound.

Cabbage

Leafy vegetable cabbage is a bit more costly at this time. The asking price per pound is $150 in mid-island capitals like May Pen and Spanish Town. This also holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Downtown cheaper outlets will ask for anything ranging between $70 and $80 per pound.

Oranges

This citrus fruit is on good offer at this time in most rural retail markets. For the Parson Brown variety, you would be asked to pay $120 per dozen while the choice navel fruit will go for prices ranging between $250 and $350 per dozen.