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Market List

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2015 | 11:00 AM
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Beef Mince

This should be easy to come by this week in meat shops and supermarkets across the island.

The asking price per pound in meat shops and butcher stalls is $180. However, if you happen to be shopping at a supermarket, you will be asked to pay $350 per pound for beef mince.

Cabbage

This vegetable will cost you a bit more this week in rural markets.

The asking price per pound in May Pen and Spanish Town markets will be $150. The same thing holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Less expensive outlets in downtown Kingston will ask $70 per pound at this time.

Cooking tomatoes

This week, cooking tomatoes will cost you a pretty penny. May Pen markets will ask as much as $300 per pound of this much-sought-after vegetable.

Downtown Kingston's less expensive outlets can ask as low as $100 per pound this week.

Yellow yam

This will be a little harder to come by and more costly this week.

The asking price per pound ranges between $150 and $160 in rural retail markets.

Less expensive outlets in downtown Kingston will ask as little as $70 per pound.

Pumpkin

This will cost a bit more this week in markets across the island, ranging from $150 to $160 per pound.

Oranges

The asking price per dozen ranges from $150 to $400. This also holds true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.