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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) 194.05 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 255.50 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 120.12 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 301.30 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 341.84 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 661.50 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 745.04 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 676.83 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 165.98 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 361.17 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 255.45 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 233.80 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 97.56 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 99.80 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,509.93 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
139,807.91 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 102.20 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 300.31 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 301.30 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 882.00 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 496.69 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 564.03 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 165.98 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 180.58 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 255.45 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 233.80 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 97.56 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 49.90 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,629.80 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
112,523.73 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,938.24 ₡ 2,200.00-3,853.55
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 927.15 ₡ 500.00-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 544.88 ₡ 415.04-816.47
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,506.48 ₡ 1,120.00-2,145.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,550.54 ₡ 1,043.26-3,175.15
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2,000.34 ₡ 1,360.78-2,721.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,252.95 ₡ 1,587.58-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,023.35 ₡ 589.67-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 301.15 ₡ 226.80-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 546.08 ₡ 226.80-907.19
Tomato (1 lb) 579.36 ₡ 317.52-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 530.25 ₡ 317.52-725.75
Onion (1 lb) 442.53 ₡ 272.16-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 499.00 ₡ 350.00-800.00


Last update: December 2018
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