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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) 184.95 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 257.43 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 117.08 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 305.96 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 359.59 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 637.24 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 773.54 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 690.66 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 157.21 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 339.04 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 268.83 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 210.45 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 102.33 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 89.83 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,494.13 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
139,317.95 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 102.97 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 292.71 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 305.96 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 849.65 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 515.69 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 575.55 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 157.21 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 169.52 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 268.83 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 210.45 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 102.33 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 44.91 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,595.78 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
111,469.10 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,800.42 ₡ 2,142.24-3,406.87
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 934.16 ₡ 544.31-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 531.09 ₡ 415.04-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,529.79 ₡ 1,100.00-2,100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,631.09 ₡ 1,133.98-2,721.56
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,926.98 ₡ 1,334.83-2,566.97
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,339.14 ₡ 1,632.93-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,044.26 ₡ 544.31-1,540.18
Banana (1 lb) 285.23 ₡ 181.44-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 512.61 ₡ 226.80-1,133.98
Tomato (1 lb) 609.70 ₡ 317.52-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 477.28 ₡ 315.74-680.39
Onion (1 lb) 464.16 ₡ 308.04-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 449.14 ₡ 300.00-565.92


Last update: December 2017
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