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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) 184.96 ₡
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 256.19 ₡
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 117.04 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 307.15 ₡
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 364.54 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 628.44 ₡
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 757.03 ₡
Apples (0.30 kg) 703.14 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 160.55 ₡
Oranges (0.30 kg) 330.26 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 251.93 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 209.28 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 97.97 ₡
Lettuce (0.20 head) 89.85 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4,458.34 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
138,208.42 ₡

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 102.47 ₡
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 292.61 ₡
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 307.15 ₡
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 837.92 ₡
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 504.68 ₡
Apples (0.25 kg) 585.95 ₡
Banana (0.25 kg) 160.55 ₡
Oranges (0.15 kg) 165.13 ₡
Tomato (0.20 kg) 251.93 ₡
Potato (0.20 kg) 209.28 ₡
Onion (0.10 kg) 97.97 ₡
Lettuce (0.10 head) 44.92 ₡
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person3,560.58 ₡
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
110,378.07 ₡

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,800.67 ₡ 2,081.98-3,482.58
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 929.64 ₡ 544.31-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 530.91 ₡ 430.91-680.39
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,535.77 ₡ 1,113.00-2,100.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,653.53 ₡ 1,133.98-2,800.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,900.37 ₡ 1,315.42-2,586.66
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,289.21 ₡ 1,587.58-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,063.14 ₡ 544.31-1,587.58
Banana (1 lb) 291.29 ₡ 226.80-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 499.34 ₡ 226.80-1,133.98
Tomato (1 lb) 571.37 ₡ 294.84-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 474.65 ₡ 317.52-680.39
Onion (1 lb) 444.39 ₡ 310.40-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 449.23 ₡ 300.00-700.00


Last update: February 2018
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