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Eat Around Jamaica:

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2015 | 9:00 AM
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Dry coconuts

Dry coconuts are in relatively good supply at this time in most rural retail markets.

Markets in May Pen and Spanish Town will ask prices ranging between $60 and $150 per coconut from smallest to largest.

Less expensive outlets in downtown Kingston will ask for anything ranging between $40 and $50.

Callaloo

Callaloo is very easy to come by at this time. The current asking price per bundle in markets across island is $50.

Eggs

Eggs are easy to come by at this time. The asking price per dozen ranges between $240 and $300 depending on the size.

Sweet potatoes

The asking price per pound in May Pen and Spanish Town markets will be $60. This price also applies to Montego Bay Charles Gordon Market.

Cooking tomatoes

Tomatoes are neither available in abundance or cheap. The price ranges between $100 and $150 per pound

Negro yam

The asking price per pound for this tuber ranges between $120 and $130 in May Pen and Spanish Town markets. The same price will be quoted at Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Less expensive outlets in downtown Kingston will ask $60 per pound for negro yam.

Cauliflower

This refined vegetable will cost between $130 and $150.