Food Prices in Cape Town, South Africa

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 4.53 R
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 4.46 R
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 2.97 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 8.53 R
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 14.25 R
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg) 13.56 R
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.82 R
Apples (0.30 kg) 8.19 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 7.29 R
Oranges (0.30 kg) 8.03 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 5.46 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 4.73 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 2.42 R
Lettuce (0.20 head) 3.73 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person105.97 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
3,284.93 R

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 1.78 R
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 7.43 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 8.53 R
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg) 18.07 R
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.88 R
Apples (0.25 kg) 6.82 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 7.29 R
Oranges (0.15 kg) 4.01 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 5.46 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 4.73 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 2.42 R
Lettuce (0.10 head) 1.87 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person80.30 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
2,489.23 R

Food prices

Edit Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 68.63 R 53.00-113.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.18 R 11.33-19.04
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.48 R 9.07-19.96
Eggs (regular) (12) 42.63 R 24.00-60.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 64.64 R 45.35-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 40.99 R 24.95-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 53.89 R 38.56-81.64
Apples (1 lb) 12.38 R 6.80-15.88
Banana (1 lb) 13.22 R 8.16-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 12.14 R 5.89-22.68
Tomato (1 lb) 12.39 R 9.07-15.88
Potato (1 lb) 10.73 R 5.90-15.42
Onion (1 lb) 10.99 R 6.80-14.97
Lettuce (1 head) 18.66 R 13.99-25.00
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1 Comments so far
Roswin Bisset on Sep 26, 2023:
I love South Africa and would love another holiday there - if I could afford it again!