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Market List

Published:Thursday | May 29, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Green bananas

Staple favourite green banana is easy to come by this week in most retail markets, rural and urban alike.

Montego Bay's Charles Gordon market will offer the staple this week at prices from $80 to $100 per dozen. This holds true for most rural retail markets across the island.

Pork chops

Pork chops for the special luncheon is also on good offer at this time in meat shops, butcher stalls and supermarkets across the island.

If you are purchasing the meat in any meat shop, be this rural or urban, the per pound price is $260, while supermarkets and delicatessen establishments will ask for $380 per pound.

Ginger

Exotic spice ginger is on fair offer these days in a number of retail markets across the island.

Mid-island capitals like May Pen and Spanish Town will this week ask $100 per pound of ginger, and so will Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Cheaper-priced outlets downtown Kingston can ask as little as $70 per pound of ginger.

Callaloo

All-time favourite callaloo is easy to come by at this time in retail markets across the island.

Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market will offer the product at $50 per bundle, and so will most rural retail markets, while a few will offer it at $40 per bundle.

Downtown Kingston's cheaper retail outlets will offer the product at $30 per bundle.

Broccoli

Broccoli will cost you a pretty penny at this time.

Mid-island capitals like May Pen and Spanish Town will ask for $150 per pound for broccoli, and so will Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market.

Cheaper retail outlets in downtown Kingston can ask as little as $80 or $90 per pound at this time.

Sweet potato

This will be easy to come by this week in most rural and urban markets at this time.

Mid-island capitals like May Pen are quoting $50 per pound at this time. Montego Bay's Charles Gordon Market will offer sweet potatoes at $60 per pound.

Downtown Kingston retail outlets will offer the product for as little as $30 and $40 per pound at this time.