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Market List

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Roaster

There is no Christmas without a roaster. The current asking price per kilogram is $720.

Ham

For all the ham lovers in this season you will be asked to pay $1,837 per five kilograms.

Green Gungo Peas

Green gungo peas is neither plentiful nor cheap at this time.

The per pound price for the unshelled product can go as high as $500, while the per quart price ranges between $300 and $350. These prices hold true for Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well as rural retail markets.

Downtown Kingston's less-expensive outlet can ask as little as $150 per pound of green gungo peas.

Eggs

Eggs are on good offer at this time in most retail markets, and supermarkets across the island.

The asking price for rural retail market is $300 per dozen while supermarkets will ask for as much as $430 per dozen.

Salad Tomatoes

Salad tomatoes are neither cheap nor plentiful at this time.

The per pound price ranges between $250 and $300. These prices applies to May Pen and Spanish Town as well as Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Sweet Potatoes

This staple is on good offer at this time in retail markets across the island with an asking price of $150 per pound.