PRICES AT A GLANCE
|Sweet pepper (lb)||$50||$80||$50|
|Negro Yam (lb)||$50||$70||$50|
|Sweet Potato (lb)||$50||$70||$50|
This is easy to come by this week in most retail markets, butcher shops and supermarkets islandwide.
The asking price at most outlets is $280 per pound.
However, some supermarkets are asking as much as $450 for a pound of oxtail this week.
This has increased significantly in price this week from $40/$50 in past weeks to a cost of $70 this week in most rural retail markets.
Montego bay's Charles Gordon Market will ask the $70 price this week while downtown Kingston's less expensive locations will ask $50 this week for a pound of onions.
Sweet peppers are now being offered at $50 per pound in most retail markets.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon market is also asking the $50 price.
In downtown Kingston, the asking price is $30/$40 for a pound of sweet pepper.
This has also increased in price over the past few weeks.
It is currently being quoted at $50 in a few retail markets.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon market is also quoting the $50 price this week. In downtown Kingston, you can get a pound of negro yam for $30 this week.
Montego Bay's Charles Gordon market is asking $50 this week for a bundle as is most rural retail markets.
Downtown Kingston locations are asking as little as $30/$40 this week for a bundle of callaloo.
This is on fair offer this week with prices ranging from $30 to $50 for a pound.
Markets in May Pen and Spanish Town will ask prices from $100 to $120 for a pound of this fine-tasting vegetable this week, while Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market will ask $120 for that same quantity.
In downtown Kingston's less expensive outlets you can get a pound of broccoli for as little as $60/$80.