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Market List

Published:Thursday | January 29, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Pork chops

Pork chops should be easy to come by this week in meat shops and butcher stalls as well as supermarkets and delicatessen establishments across the island. The asking price for a pound of pork chops in butcher stalls will be $260. Delicatessen establishments and supermarkets will ask $480 this week.

Negro Yam

Negro yam will cost $90 and $70 per pound in most rural markets, and in Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well. Less costly outlets in downtown Kingston will ask as little as $40 this week for a pound of Negro yam.

Cabbage

This leafy vegetable is on good offer in retail markets these days. You can purchase a pound at as little as $30. The price applies to Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well. Downtown Kingston's less costly outlets can ask as little as $20 this week for a pound of cabbage.

Callaloo

Callaloo remains low-priced in rural retail markets this week. The asking price for a bundle in May Pen Market is $80, and the same goes for Spanish Town. Less costly locations like downtown Kingston can ask as little as $30 to $40 this week for a bundle of callaloo.

Cooking Tomatoes

Cooking tomatoes remain high priced this week in most rural retail markets. The current asking price for a pound is $100. This price applies to Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market as well.

Green Bananas

These are going for a good price. The floor price for a dozen of the popular staple is $80 and the ceiling, $120. Downtown Kingston's less-expensive outlets will offer a dozen green bananas this week for as little as $50.