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Food Prices in Costa Rica

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 199.47 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 274.66 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 120.08 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 305.90 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 349.95 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 633.90 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 740.16 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 693.17 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 192.56 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 390.00 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 255.97 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 235.50 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 99.83 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 119.12 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,610.27 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
142,918.32 ₡

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 109.86 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 300.21 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 305.90 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 845.20 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 493.44 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 577.65 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 192.56 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 195.00 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 255.97 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 235.50 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 99.83 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 59.56 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,670.67 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
113,790.89 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,020.24 ₡ 2,271.25-4,158.91
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 996.67 ₡ 544.31-1,450.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 544.70 ₡ 408.23-816.47
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,529.48 ₡ 1,186.00-2,400.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,587.37 ₡ 1,043.26-3,175.15
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,916.88 ₡ 1,315.42-2,721.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,238.20 ₡ 1,587.58-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,048.06 ₡ 680.39-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 349.37 ₡ 226.80-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 589.67 ₡ 272.16-1,133.98
Tomato (1 lb) 580.54 ₡ 317.52-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 534.10 ₡ 317.52-808.13
Onion (1 lb) 452.82 ₡ 272.16-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 595.58 ₡ 350.00-1,187.75


Last update: April 2019
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