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Food Prices in South Africa

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 3.48 R
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 3.22 R
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 2.00 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 5.46 R
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 9.80 R
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 10.39 R
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.02 R
Apples (0.30 kg) 6.43 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 4.38 R
Oranges (0.30 kg) 6.25 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 3.64 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.14 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 1.51 R
Lettuce (0.20 head) 2.85 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person76.58 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
2,373.86 R

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 1.29 R
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 5.00 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 5.46 R
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 13.85 R
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.35 R
Apples (0.25 kg) 5.36 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 4.38 R
Oranges (0.15 kg) 3.13 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 3.64 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.14 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 1.51 R
Lettuce (0.10 head) 1.42 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person57.54 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,783.60 R

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 52.65 R 41.64-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.68 R 8.16-13.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.06 R 5.44-13.15
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.30 R 18.00-39.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 44.44 R 34.02-54.43
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 31.42 R 22.68-40.82
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 42.40 R 31.75-58.51
Apples (1 lb) 9.73 R 6.80-13.15
Banana (1 lb) 7.95 R 5.44-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 9.45 R 5.67-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 8.26 R 5.44-12.69
Potato (1 lb) 7.13 R 4.54-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 6.86 R 4.54-11.34
Lettuce (1 head) 14.23 R 10.00-20.00


Last update: May 2019
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