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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) 187.25 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 261.57 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 115.11 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 294.87 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 361.61 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 634.58 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 748.49 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 723.59 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 160.58 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 334.03 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 242.50 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 214.30 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 98.67 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 92.46 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,469.60 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
138,557.69 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 104.63 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 287.78 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 294.87 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 846.11 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 498.99 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 602.99 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 160.58 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 167.01 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 242.50 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 214.30 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 98.67 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 46.23 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,564.65 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
110,504.30 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,835.30 ₡ 2,140.35-3,482.58
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 949.17 ₡ 500.00-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 522.13 ₡ 415.04-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,474.34 ₡ 1,113.00-2,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,640.23 ₡ 1,043.26-2,800.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,918.94 ₡ 1,360.78-2,564.71
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,263.39 ₡ 1,587.58-2,948.35
Apples (1 lb) 1,094.05 ₡ 625.00-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 291.36 ₡ 181.44-435.45
Oranges (1 lb) 505.04 ₡ 226.80-907.19
Tomato (1 lb) 549.97 ₡ 272.16-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 486.02 ₡ 297.10-680.39
Onion (1 lb) 447.58 ₡ 307.76-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 462.31 ₡ 300.00-700.00


Last update: June 2018
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