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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) 192.10 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 253.39 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 117.16 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 300.39 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 348.79 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 644.47 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 745.30 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 707.76 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 169.63 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 371.17 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 265.29 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 232.39 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 101.15 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 99.21 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,548.20 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
140,994.11 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 101.36 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 292.90 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 300.39 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 859.29 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 496.87 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 589.80 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 169.63 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 185.58 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 265.29 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 232.39 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 101.15 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 49.61 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,644.24 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
112,971.56 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,908.77 ₡ 2,193.17-3,596.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 919.48 ₡ 453.59-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 531.42 ₡ 415.04-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,501.97 ₡ 1,113.60-2,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,582.10 ₡ 1,043.26-2,721.56
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,948.83 ₡ 1,360.78-2,719.29
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,253.75 ₡ 1,587.58-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,070.11 ₡ 680.39-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 307.78 ₡ 226.80-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 561.20 ₡ 226.80-1,051.20
Tomato (1 lb) 601.66 ₡ 294.84-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 527.06 ₡ 408.23-725.75
Onion (1 lb) 458.79 ₡ 340.19-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 496.06 ₡ 400.00-800.00


Last update: September 2018
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