Prices at a glance
|T-Bone Steak (lb)||$280||$450||$280|
|Sweet Potatoes (lb)||$40||$70||$40/$50|
|String Beans (lb)||$50||$80||$50|
|Yellow Yam (lb)||$40||$70||$40/$50|
This choice cut of meat should not be hard to come by this week.
Meatshops across the island are asking $280 per pound.
However, some supermarkets in the Corporate area are asking as much as $450 for a pound.
This citrus fruit is not in abundance in markets across the island.
May Pen market is asking $100 for a dozen limes as will Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.
The asking price for a pound in most retail markets, ranges between $40 and $50 this week.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market will quote those same prices, while downtown Kingston's less expensive locations will ask as little as $30 for a pound of sweet potato this week.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market will this week ask $50 to $60 for a pound of scallion as will most rural retail markets.
This is available for $50 in most markets across the island as well as in downtown Kingston.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market is quoting prices ranging from $50 to $60 at this time for a pound of string beans, and downtown Kingston's cheaper outlets will charge $40 for a pound of string beans this week.
These days you can get a pound of yellow yam for $40 per pound.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market is currently quoting the $40 price as well.
In downtown Kingston, the asking price is as little as $30 this week for a pound of yellow yam.
The asking price for a pound in most retail markets is $30 per pound.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market is asking the same price. In downtown Kingston the asking price can range from $20 to $25 for a pound.
- Vanda Richards