Cost of Foodstuffs in Nigeria (2021) – Get Current Food Prices Online

Nigeria is blessed with different cultures, ethnic groups, and tribes. Apart from the fact that each tribe in Nigeria has foods peculiar to it, the cost of foodstuffs varies across location and time of the year.

One of the commodities with unstable price in Nigeria is foodstuffs. The price of foodstuffs keep fluctuating due to many factors, but Nigeria needs to know the prices of foodstuffs as this will assist them when shopping for food.

There are various foods available in Nigeria, and they include rice which is the chief of all, beans, yam, noodles, beverage and many more. All these foodstuffs come in different form and brands; therefore, their prices differ.

If you have been looking for the current cost of foodstuffs in Nigeria then are on the right page. We bring to you cost of various foodstuffs in Nigeria.

 

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Cost of Foodstuffs in Nigeria

There are different types of foodstuffs in the country, and they include rice, beans, yam, noodles, beverage and a lot of them. Each of these foodstuffs also come in brands and kind. Below is the cost of each foodstuff.

 

Also Read: Current Prices of Rice Available in Nigeria-2020

 

Price of Rice in Nigeria

There are different brands of rice in Nigeria, and their price varies although the difference isn’t that much their prices differ. These brands of rice include:

  • Mama Gold 50kg Rice – ₦15,000 to ₦18,000
  • 25kg Mama Gold Rice – ₦7,500 to ₦9,000
  • Mama Gold 10kg Rice – ₦3,500 to ₦4,000
  • Mama’s Pride 25kg Rice – ₦8,750 to ₦9,500
  • Mama’s Pride 50kg Rice – ₦17,500 to ₦19,000
  • Caprice 25kg Rice – ₦7,000 to ₦9,000
  • Caprice 50kg Rice – ₦14,500 to ₦16,000
  •  50kg  Royal Stallion Rice – ₦15,000 to ₦17,000
  • Royal Stallion Rice of 25kg  – ₦8,200 to ₦8,700
  • Royal Stallion 10kg Rice – ₦3,100 to ₦3,700

Ofada rice of 5kg sells within the range of  ₦2,500 to ₦3,000. While the 50kg pack of the Mama Africa rice goes for about N17,000 and the 25kg sells around ₦8,500.

 

Cost of Beans Available in Nigeria

In Nigeria, there are different types of beans available in the market, and their prices also vary. They are:

  • 50kg Oloyin Beans – ₦30,000 – ₦40,000
  • Oloyin (25kg) – ₦15,000 – ₦19,000
  • 50kg Olotun– ₦29,000 – ₦36,000
  • Olotun (25kg) – ₦14,000 – ₦17,500
  • 50kg Butter Beans – ₦33,000
  • Butter Beans (25kg) – ₦16,500
  • 50kg White Beans– ₦32,000
  • White Beans (25kg) – ₦16,000
  • 50kg Brown Beans  – ₦32,000
  • Brown Beans (25kg) – ₦16,000

 

Price of Yam in Nigeria

The yam available in the market is basically two types. The usual yam and the one we refer to as Abuja Yam which comes bigger. You can also use pound these type of Yam with your mortar and pestle for your favourite Iyan as Yoruba’s say. Their prices are explained below:

  • Regular Yam (Medium) – ₦350 – ₦500
  • Regular Yam (Large) – ₦500 – ₦800
  • Abuja Yam (Large) – ₦3700 – ₦3900
  • Abuja Yam (Medium) – ₦3500 – ₦3650

 

Cost of Cooking Oil in Nigeria

In Nigeria, we have two major oil for cooking, they are palm oil, and vegetable oil is one of them. The prices of these oils vary across brands, and they are :

  • 5 litres of local Vegetable Oil Local – ₦2,300- ₦2,500
  • 20 litres of local Vegetable Oil- ₦9,000- ₦9,500
  • 30 litres of local Vegetable Oil- ₦13,500 –₦14,000
  • 5 litres ofKings Vegetable Oil -₦2,900- ₦3,000
  • 5 litres of Wesson Vegetable Oil- ₦4,500 – ₦4,700
  • 3.8 litres ofMamador Vegetable Oil– ₦3,000 – ₦3,200
  • 3 litres ofPower Vegetable Oil- ₦2,400- ₦2,600
  • 5 litres Gallon of Palm Oil– ₦2, 200 – ₦2, 500
  • 20 litres of Palm Oil – ₦8, 800-₦9, 000
  • 30 litres Gallon of Palm Oil– ₦12, 800-₦13, 000

 

Prices of Gaari in Nigeria

  • A bag of Garri: ₦13, 000 – ₦17, 000
  • A paint bucket of Garri: ₦650- ₦900
  • 80kg Ijebu Gaari : ₦10, 000 – ₦16, 000
  • 50kg White Gaari: ₦6, 000 – ₦12, 000
  • 50kg Yellow Gaari: ₦6, 000 – ₦8, 500

 

Price of Flours Available in Nigeria

There are different flours consumed in Nigeria, and they are yam, semo, plantain,poundo yam, wheat and ordinary flour. Their prices are:

  • Semolina or  Semovita sells within: ₦400- ₦5,000
  • Poundo Yam goes for  ₦500- ₦5,000
  • Yam Flour (Elubo) sells based on quantity, and it goes from ₦300 Upwards
  • Plantain Flour also sells based on volume, and it goes from ₦300 Upwards
  • Wheat Flour goes for ₦3000 upward
  • Flour sells between ₦300- ₦3,500
  • Cassava Flour sells from ₦200 upward

 

Price of  Noodles in Nigeria

In Nigeria, we have many brands of noodles although Indomie is the most popular one. The prices of these noodles vary as the sizes. Prices of Noodles in Nigeria comes below:

  • Indomie Chicken (70g x 40ps)- ₦1,900 – ₦2,100
  • Indomie Onion (70g x 40ps) – ₦2,100 – ₦2,200
  • Superpack (120g x 40ps) – ₦3,300- ₦3,400
  • Hungry Man (200g x 24ps)- ₦4,300- ₦4,500
  • Indomie Belleful (305g x 16ps)- ₦4,300- ₦4,500
  • Chiki Noodles (100g x 40) – ₦3,000- ₦3,200
  • Golden Penny Noodles (70g x 40ps) – ₦2,200

 

Price of Spaghetti in Nigeria

There are various brands of spaghetti in the market; they are :

  • Golden Penny – ₦200 – ₦250
  • Dangote – ₦200 – ₦250
  • Power – ₦200 – ₦250
  • Bonita– ₦250 – ₦300
  • Honeywell– ₦250 – ₦300

 

Cost of Vegetables Available in Nigeria

  • A basket of Tomatoes: ₦8, 000 –₦10, 000
  • A bag of Scotch Bonnet Pepper (Rodo): ₦5, 000 – N7, 000
  • Basket of Red ball pepper (Tatase):₦6, 000 – ₦8, 000
  • A bag Onion (white): ₦18, 000 – ₦20, 000
  • A bag of Onion (Red): ₦15, 000 – N18, 000
  • Melon Seed (Egusi): ₦200- ₦250
  • Irvingia (Ogbono Seed): ₦200- ₦300
  • Okro: ₦5o upward
  • Onion (1kg): ₦250-₦500
  • Water Leaf: ₦50- ₦100
  • Lettuce (1 head): ₦200-₦400
  • Cabbage: ₦100
  • Carrots: ₦50 Upwards
  • Green Peas: ₦100
  • Spring Onion: ₦200
  • Curry Leaf: ₦50 – ₦100
  • Sweet Potato: ₦200- ₦400
  • Irish Potato: ₦200- ₦500
  • French Peas: ₦50
  • Bitter Leaf: ₦20- ₦100
  • Spinach (Green): ₦100- ₦300
  • Scent Leaf (Eferin): ₦50- ₦100
  • Pumpkin leaf (Ugwu): ₦50- ₦100
  • A bag of Groundnut: ₦5,000- ₦6,000
  • A bottle of fried Groundnut: ₦500- ₦600

 

Cost of Potatoes in the Nigerian Market

  • A  big basket of Sweet Potato-₦500 – ₦650
  • The Small basket of Sweet Potato-₦300 – ₦400
  • Irish Potato in a Big Basket goes for ₦1, 900 – ₦2, 200
  • A medium Basket Irish Potato-₦ N1, 100 – ₦1, 300
  • Irish Potato Small Basket sells around ₦500 – ₦700

 

Price of Beverages in Nigeria

  • A Tin of 400g Peak Milk  – ₦1, 100- ₦1, 200
  • A 900g of Tin Peak Milk – ₦1, 800- ₦1, 900
  • 500g Refill Peak Milk – ₦950- ₦1, 200
  •  Three Crown Milk Refill 380g – ₦800- ₦1, 000
  •  400g Tin Loya Milk – ₦800 – ₦1, 000
  •  Loya Milk Refill 400g–₦750- ₦900
  •  Coast Refill 500g – ₦700 – ₦800
  •  Dano Tin 500g – ₦900 – ₦1, 000
  • 900g Tin Dano – ₦1, 650- ₦1, 700
  •  Dano Refill 500g – ₦800 – ₦, 1000
  • Milo Tin 500g – ₦1, 000- ₦1, 200
  • 900g Milo – ₦1, 900 – ₦2, 000
  • Milo Refill 500g – ₦900 – ₦1, 000
  •  500g Refill Bournvita – ₦900 – ₦1,000
  • Bournvita Plastic 500g – ₦950 – ₦1, 000
  • 900g Bournvita Plastic – ₦1, 600-₦1, 800
  • Ovaltine Refill 500g 850- ₦950
  • 500g Ovaltine Plastic – ₦900- ₦100
  •  Nescafe Gold Blend – ₦1, 600 – ₦1, 800
  •  Nescafe Classic 50g – ₦550 – ₦600
  • 1 Bottled water: ₦50
  • Coca Cola (Plastic Coke): ₦1700- ₦1800
  • Coca Cola (Fanta): ₦1100 -₦1300
  • Pap: ₦50- ₦200
  • Custard: ₦200- ₦1500
  • 1 Carton of Bottled Water: ₦700
  • Caprisone: ₦100
  • Bigi Drink: ₦900- ₦1100
  • Pepsi: ₦900- ₦
  • Hollandia Yoghurt: ₦400- ₦500
  • 1100
  • 5-Alive Juice; ₦500
  • Chi-Vita Juice: ₦350- ₦500
  • Viju Milk: ₦150- ₦250
  • Soya Milk: ₦150- ₦300

 

Cost of Various Spices Available in Nigeria

  • Annapuna Salt: ₦100-₦200
  • Black Pepper: ₦300- ₦400
  • Chili Powder: ₦100- ₦1000
  • Curry: ₦70- ₦200
  • Dangote Salt: ₦70- ₦150
  • Garlic powder: ₦50- ₦100
  • Grinned Pepper: ₦300- ₦1000
  • Knorr: ₦500-₦550
  • Locust Beans (Dawa-Dawa): ₦50- ₦1000
  • Maggi: ₦500-₦550
  • Mr Chef Salt: ₦50- ₦100
  • Nutmeg: ₦20- ₦100
  • Potash (Akanwu): ₦20-₦50
  • Powder Ginger: ₦80- ₦120
  • Thyme: ₦120- ₦200

 

Price of Other Foodstuffs

  • 50 kg Dangote Sugar – ₦17,000- ₦17, 500
  • Sugar St’ Louis Sugar (Cube) – ₦350- ₦400
  • Sugar Golden Penny Sugar (cube) – ₦300- ₦400
  • A Crate of Egg goes for ₦700 – ₦1200 depending on the size.
  • Cocoyam sells around ₦200 upward
  • Mayonnaise: ₦150- ₦500
  • Butter:: ₦70- ₦500

 

Price of Meat and Fish in the Market

  • Assorted (Intestine, Liver, Kidney, Stomach skin): ₦500
  • Beef: ₦300 Upwards
  • Catfish: ₦1000- ₦3000
  • Chicken (1Kg): ₦1,200
  • Chicken (0.5Kg): ₦600
  • Cray Fish: ₦50- ₦1000
  • Croaker: ₦1000- ₦3,000
  • Gizzard: ₦300- ₦1000
  • Goat Meat: ₦500 Upwards
  • Kpomo (Cow Skin): ₦500 Upwards
  • Ram Meat: ₦500- ₦5,000
  • Snail: ₦500-₦800
  • Stockfish: ₦120- ₦500
  • Tilapia: ₦600- ₦1500
  • Titus: ₦500
  • Turkey (1Kg): ₦1400
  • Turkey (0.5kg): ₦650
  • Prawn: ₦50- ₦500

Cost of Fruits in The Market

  • African Pear: ₦100- ₦400
  • Apples (1kg): ₦1,000-₦1,200
  • Avocado: ₦50- ₦150
  • Banana: ₦200-₦500
  • Banana (1kg): ₦400-₦600
  • Cashew: ₦100- ₦400
  • Cherry (Agbalumo): ₦50- ₦100
  • Coconut: ₦100-300
  • Cucumber: ₦50- ₦100
  • Garden Egg: ₦50- ₦200
  • Grapefruits: ₦100
  • Guava: ₦50- ₦150
  • Lemon: ₦50- ₦200
  • Lime: ₦50- ₦100
  • Local Strawberry: ₦500
  • Mango: ₦50- ₦100
  • Orange (1kg): ₦200-₦700
  • Paw-Paw: ₦150- ₦300
  • Pineapple: ₦100-₦300
  • Plantain: ₦300- ₦500
  • Soursop: ₦400
  • Rose or water Apples: ₦500-₦700
  • Tamarind: ₦500
  • Tangerine: ₦100
  • Tropical pepper: ₦50-₦100
  • Wall-nut: ₦100-₦200

 

Conclusion

Food is part of the necessities of life, therefore, knowing the cost of foodstuffs is essential as it helps to plan ahead of shopping and you will have the idea of the cost of foodstuffs in the market.

After knowing the prices of foodstuffs, their purchase can be made at both local and modern markets as well as online and grocery shops in Nigeria. You can also get some from vendors in your neighbourhood.

 

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Originally posted 2021-01-29 08:19:42.

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