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Food Prices in Johannesburg, South Africa

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

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 3.97 R
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 3.41 R
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 2.03 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 6.10 R
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 10.34 R
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 11.19 R
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 14.98 R
Apples (0.30 kg) 6.83 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 4.49 R
Oranges (0.30 kg) 6.86 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 4.15 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.52 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 1.68 R
Lettuce (0.20 head) 3.04 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person82.59 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
2,560.29 R

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 1.37 R
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 5.09 R
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 6.10 R
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 14.93 R
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.99 R
Apples (0.25 kg) 5.69 R
Banana (0.25 kg) 4.49 R
Oranges (0.15 kg) 3.43 R
Tomato (0.20 kg) 4.15 R
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.52 R
Onion (0.10 kg) 1.68 R
Lettuce (0.10 head) 1.52 R
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person61.93 R
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,919.98 R

Food prices

[ Edit ] Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 60.07 R 45.42-87.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.39 R 8.50-15.42
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.23 R 6.80-11.79
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.48 R 24.00-44.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.91 R 36.29-63.50
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 33.85 R 27.22-45.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 45.30 R 31.75-68.04
Apples (1 lb) 10.33 R 6.80-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 8.15 R 6.35-11.34
Oranges (1 lb) 10.37 R 5.90-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 9.41 R 6.80-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 7.98 R 4.54-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 7.60 R 5.44-12.70
Lettuce (1 head) 15.21 R 12.00-20.00

Last update: December 2019
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2 Comments so far

#Kathryn Tweedy on Jan 13, 2018 :
Hi I'm from the UK and some of those prices are a bit too high but some are reasonable.
#Aubrey on Dec 24, 2016 :
Food prices have increased drastically in Johannesburg over last 12 months ( some say 100%. Disgraceful