Jackruit is said to have anti-aging properties.
The prices have dropped because it is harvesting time.
The drupe is a low-calorie fruit.
In upscale supermarkets, a tray of exotic eggs is at sh10,000 while a set of six local eggs costs sh4,800.
"Bottle gourd is rich in vitamin C, zinc, potassium and has low calories."
The coconut contains large amounts of water, the reason it is a vital component in many islanders' lives.
At Kibuye and Kalerwe market, a kilogram ranges between sh4, 000 and sh4, 500.
Despite the high prices, vendors say the week’s sales were good.
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