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Old 14-03-2019, 13:46   #1
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Cheapest fruits - provisions in Caribbean?

I wonder where is the cheapest to buy groceries and general provisions in Caribbean ?
Finding fruits have been quite challenging.
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Caribbean is a big place, where are you?
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Re: Cheapest fruits - provisions in Caribbean?

Currently in Martinique , resting before continue south .
The question is not about a specific island or super market but in general where someone can find the cheapest .
In Martinique is weird to see high prices on local products , in Dominica fruits can be acquired even for free , Guadeloupe is a bad place for provisions .
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Not much thats cheap in Martinique!

Here in the W Carib, fruits and veggies abound.

Hang a right in Grenada
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Stock up one wine chocolate and bread while in Martinique.
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Caribbean is a big place, where are you?
The landmass is very small though.
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Re: Cheapest fruits - provisions in Caribbean?

Mangoes are very cheap in Haiti. First time there I bought a dozen of the largest mangoes I ever saw for $1.00. Later when we were adopted (for a fee) by a local boy as guide, translator and general helper he told us tourists pay too much, give him the dollar and he would go get them.

Gave him the dollar and he disappeared. Since the market was only two blocks away we figured he absconded with our dollar. Then about two hours later we saw him walking around the far side of the harbor with another boy. He showed up with a gunny sack full of mangoes, paid the other boy for carrying the sack, tipped himself for doing the job and gave us back the change from the dollar.

Bananas were just slightly more. Coconuts relatively expensive.
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Any other inputs ??
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Pandanus is free. But it makes your mouth itch. I’ve seen it in Jamaica not sure where else it grows.
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