Food Prices in South Africa

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 4.67 R
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 4.22 R
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 2.65 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 7.56 R
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 12.82 R
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 11.94 R
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.70 R
Apples (0.30 kg) 7.67 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 6.17 R
Oranges (0.30 kg) 7.16 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 5.20 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 4.17 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 2.45 R
Lettuce (0.20 head) 3.62 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person97.99 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
3,037.78 R

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 1.69 R
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 6.62 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 7.56 R
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 15.93 R
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.80 R
Apples (0.25 kg) 6.39 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 6.17 R
Oranges (0.15 kg) 3.58 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 5.20 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 4.17 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 2.45 R
Lettuce (0.10 head) 1.81 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person73.36 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
2,274.07 R

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 70.72 R 53.00-109.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.30 R 10.21-19.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.01 R 7.71-19.96
Eggs (regular) (12) 37.78 R 22.00-58.16
Local Cheese (1 lb) 58.14 R 40.37-85.67
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.12 R 22.68-54.43
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.53 R 38.56-81.65
Apples (1 lb) 11.59 R 6.80-15.88
Banana (1 lb) 11.19 R 6.80-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 10.83 R 4.54-22.68
Tomato (1 lb) 11.80 R 6.80-15.88
Potato (1 lb) 9.46 R 4.08-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 11.11 R 5.44-14.96
Lettuce (1 head) 18.11 R 12.00-24.23