Would you like to know the prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria?
No matter who you are or what you are doing, we all love food and need to know the price.
However, the prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria is deffer from other countries
If you are just moving into the country and want to know the prices of food items.
We will inform you what is the price of each foodstuff in Nigeria so you could be on the safe side of life.
Besides, everybody needs food to continue living even an animal need food as well.
Food has become one of the most important commodities in the market has people’s lives depend on it.
This shows that food is very very important to everyone.
However, If you really want to know the price of foodstuffs in Nigeria
You need to first know how the measure the quantity of each foodstuff over here and understand what you expect.
In this article, I am going to list all the foodstuffs in Nigeria and their prices.
How they measure (that is the quantity) will also be added to this article in other to enlighten you the more.
However, some of the foodstuffs you will come across will be rice, beans, noddles, yam, tomatoes, cocoyam, onions, crayfish, pepper, Maggi (seasoning), salt, palm oil, groundnut oil, and fish.
Some of these foodstuffs prices can also be deffer in different locations of the country.
Now let find out the prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria.
Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria
Here are the prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria if you want to the cost and how they measure the quantities.
|Foodstuffs in Nigeria||Prices in Nigerian currency (N)|
|80kg Bag of Garri (Ijebu)||N10,500|
|50kg Bag of Garri (White)||N6,500 to N7,500|
|50kg Bag of Garri (Yellow)||N6,500 to N7,500|
|5 Liters of Palm Oil||N2,200 to N2,500|
|20 Liters of Palm Oil||N8,800 to N9,000|
|30 Liters of Palm Oil||N12,800 to N13,000|
|Dangote Spaghetti (500g)||N200 to N250|
|Golden Penny Spaghetti (500g)||N200 to N250|
|Bonita Spaghetti (500g)||N250 to N300|
|Power Spaghetti (500g)||N200 to N250|
|Big Basket of Sweet Potato||N500 to N650|
|Small Basket of Sweet potato||N300 to N400|
|Big Basket of Irish Potato||N1,900 to N2,200|
|Medium Basket of Irish Potato||N1,000 to N1,300|
|Small Basket of Irish Potato||N500 – N700|
|5 Liters of Groundnut Oil||N2,300 to N2,500|
|20 Liters of Groundnut Oil||N9,000 to N9,500|
|30 Liters of Groundnut Oil||N13,500 to N14,000|
|5 Liters of Wesson Vegetable Oil||N4,500 to N4,700|
|5 Liters of Kings Vegetable Oil||N2,900 to N3,000|
|3.8 Liters of Mamador Vegetable Oil||N3,000 to N3,200|
|3 Liters of Power Vegetable Oil||N2,400 to N2,600|
|Dangote Sugar (50kg)||N17,000 to N17, 300|
|St. Louis Suar Cube (500g)||N300 to N400|
|Golden Penny Sugar Cube (500g)||N300 to N4000|
|A loaf of Bread (small size)||N70 to N150|
|A loaf of Bread (medium size)||N300 to N500|
|Crat of Eggs||N1100 to N1300|
Prices of Rice in Nigeria
There are so many types of rice brands in Nigeria and as such, prices also defer according to rice brands.
However, I will try as much as possible to cover some of the outstanding rice brands in Nigeria including the Local made rice.
Besides, you also need to know that the prices of the rice brand are different when purchased in-store and in the market.
For instance, the local rice price in Gboko Main Market, Benue is N14,000 while the price of that same local rice in Bodija Market, Ibadan is N20,000.
Here are the prices of Rice in Nigeria;
|Rice brands in Nigeria||Prices in Nigerian Currency (N)|
|50kg Bag of Local Rice||N14,000 to N25,000|
|50kg Bag of Polished Rice||N22,000 to N28,000|
|5kg Bag of Ofada Rice||N2,800 to N3,500|
|50kg Bag of Ofada Rice||N25,000 to N28,000|
|A Cup of Local Rice||N800|
|A Cup of Polished Rice||N100 to N130|
|50kg Bag of Mama Gold Rice||N26,000 to N32,000|
|Royal Stallion Rice (50kg)||N25,500 to N31,500|
|50kg Bag of Rice Master Rice||N26,000 to N31,000|
|25kg Bag of Rice Master Rice||N13,000 to N16,500|
|50kg Bag of Cap Rice||N25,500 to N32,000|
|25kg Bag of Cap Rice||N13,000 to N17,000|
|25kg Bag of Falcon Rice||N8,000 to N10,000|
|5kg Bag of Basmati Rice||N4,000 to N4,800|
Prices of Beans in Nigeria
Beans are also one of the favorite food of many Nigeria especially guys.
However, there are ways some individuals enjoy their beans to be cooked.
You can choose to cook the beans with Plantain, with yam, rice, or just beans alone.
Besides, beans can also be used for the production of Moi-Moi, Akara (local cake), porridge beans, or Gbegiri Soup.
In fact, beans are high proteinous and rich with irons.
Nevertheless, there are many types of beans in Nigeria if you want to consider eating beans today.
Some of the beans categories you will come across in the Nigerian market are;
- Ion beans
- Lima beans
- Olotun beans
- Oloyin beans
- Zebra beans
- White beans
- Brown beans
|Beans in Nigeria||Prices in Nigerian currency (N)|
|50kg Bag of Oloyin Beans||N30,000 to N39,000|
|25kg Bag of Oloyin Beans||N15,000 to N19,000|
|A cup of Oloyin Beans||N100|
|50kg Bag of Olotun Beans||N29,000 to N36,000|
|25kg Bag of Olotun Beans||N14,000 to N17,500|
|A cup of Olotun Beans||N100|
|50kg Bag of Lima Beans||N33,000|
|25kg Bag of Lima Beans||N16,500|
|A cup of Lima Beans||N110|
|50kg Bag of White Beans||N32,000|
|50kg Bag of Brown Beans||N32,000|
|A cup of Brown Beans||N90|
|A cup of White Beans||N80|
Prices of Noodles in Nigeria
When talking about noodles, many people in Nigerian especially the children and the bachelors love cooking it.
However, noodles are one of the fast cooked and best alternative to solve your hungry.
If you want to call noodles in Nigeria, it may likely look strange in some local stores because they love attributing the Indomie brand as a noodle.
Besides, Indomie is not the only brand of noodles in Nigeria but it is one of the best and first noodles in Nigeria.
In fact, here are other types of noodles in Nigeria.
- Indomie Noodles
- Chiki Noodles
- Golden Penny Noodles
- Uno Noodles
- Minimi Noodles
- Dangote Noodles and many more
|Types of Noodles in Nigeria||Prices (N)|
|Superpack Indomie Noodles (120g x 40ps) cartoon||N3,300 to N3,400|
|Hungry Man size Indomie Noodles (200g x 24ps) cartoon||N4,300 to N4,500|
|Chicken Indomie Noodles (70g x 40ps) cartoon||N1,900 to N2,100|
|Onion Indomie Noodles (70g x 40ps) cartoon||N2,100 to N2,200|
|Belleful Indomie Noodles (305g x 16ps) cartoon||N4,300 to N4,500|
|Chiki Instant Noodles cartoon (100g x 40)||N3,000 to N3,200|
|Golden Penny Instant Noodles cartoon (70g x 40ps)||N2,100 to N2300|
|Dangote Instant Noodles cartoon (70g x 40ps)||N1700 to N1900|
Prices of Yam in Nigeria
A tuber of yam can cost for something between N100 to N1,000 depends on the size.
However, yam is also Nigerian favorite food and many individuals have their ways of enjoying it.
You can choose to cook yam with beans or just like that either with other food ingredients or eat it with palm oil.
Besides, there are various way Nigerian choose to call yam, either Udia (in Efik/Ibibio language), Abuja yam, Benue yam, Bwari Yam and as many languages attributions.
You can also choose to do porridge yam which is more nutritious or pounded with white soap (I love eating it).
Nevertheless, here are the types of Yams in Nigeria and their prices.
- Medium size of yam (N200 to N400)
- The large size of Yam (N500 toN1,000)
- Abuja Yam (N500 to 700) for medium size
- The large size of Abuja yam (N700 to N1000)
- Benue Yam (N250 to N450) for medium size
- The Large size of Benue yam (N600 to N800)
- The bulk of 5 tubers of Yams (N2,500 to N9,000) depends on the size and it is mostly required as marriage items.
Prices of Beverages in Nigeria
If you love wake-up in the morning being served tea, then you need to prices of beverages in Nigeria.
Prices of beverages in Nigeria defer with brands and your choice.
However, most of these prices are different in various locations like Abuja and Lagos.
Besides, stores or shopping centers have different price tags for different beverages.
But in this article, I will bring you the most often prices of these various beverages.
Here are the Prices of Beverage in Nigeria.
|Beverages in Nigeria||Prices in Nigerian curency (N)|
|500g of Plastic Bournvita||N950 to N1000|
|900g of Plastic Bournvita||N1,600 to N1800|
|500g of Refill Ovaltine||N850 to N950|
|500g of Plastic Ovaltine||N900 to N100|
|500g of Tin Milo||N1,000 to N1200|
|900g of Tin Milo||N1,900 to N2000|
|500g of Refill Milo||N950 to N1000|
|50g of Classic Coffee Nescafe||N550 to N600|
|52g of label Coffee Nescafe||N230 to N300|
|Gold Blend Coffee Nescafe||N1,600- N1800|
|52g of Top Tea||N200- N300|
|400g of Tin Peak Milk (Powdered)||N1,150 to N1,200|
|500g of Refill Peak Milk (Powdered)||N950 to N1,100|
|900g of Tin Peak Milk (Powdered)||N1,900 to N2,000|
|500g of Tin Dano Milk (Powdered)||N900 to N1,000|
|900g of Tin Dano Milk (Powdered)||N1,650 to N1,700|
|500g of Refill Dano Milk||N800 to N1000|
|380g of Three Crowns Milk||N850 to N1,000|
|400g of Tin Loya Milk (Powdered)||N800 to N950|
|400g of Refill Loya Milk (Powdered)||N700 to N850|
|500g of Coast Milk (Powdered)||N700 to N800|
The Health Benefits of Foods to Human Body.
Foods are a very important substance in the human body but real food are one of the best factors for humans growth.
However, most of the foodstuffs are unprocessed, rich with vitamins and nutrients.
While some are processed food items that are preserved with the chemical.
Besides, to stay on the brighter side of life you need to know the benefit of foodstuffs you choose to purchase in from the market.
And what time is the best time to eat that particular type of food?
Nevertheless, in this section, we will talk about some of the foodstuffs in Nigeria and their benefit to the human body.
Health Benefit of Garri
Garri is one of the foodstuffs most of the Nigerian can’t leave without.
However, garri is processed from the cassava root.
When you uproot cassava, you will pile the cover of the root and grind it before you fried it.
Besides, here are the nutritious ingredient in Garri;
- Hydrocyanic acid (cyanide)
- Vitamin A, B, and C
And here are also the healthy benefit of Garri (Cassava root) to the human body.
- Good for weight loss
- Help in Improving your digestive systems
- Help in stimulating your red blood cell.
- Could prevent you from cancer.
- It could also help to cure chronic Diarrhoea.
The bad effect of drinking garri too much or in a sufficient quantity;
- Serious eye defects which could lead to partial blindness.
- It could lead to intestinal issues and gastrointestinal disorders.
- Ulcer bleeding which can lead to you becoming weak and anemic.
Health Benefit of Local Rice and Polished Rice
When talking about rice in Nigerian we are directly discussing the polished rice (white rice) and local rice (Ofada rice).
However, rice is one of the highly consumable foodstuffs in Nigeria and it is also sold at a high price.
Besides, white rice is imported rice to Nigeria while the local rice is planted in some parts of the country.
When talking about the health benefit of both polished rice and Ofada rice.
You will need to agree with me that Ofada rice is more nutritious than Polished rice.
However, here are what you need to know about both rice according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
Local rice (Ofada rice) is rich with all the health benefits of rice.
But the polished rice is refined rice which loss the fiber and nutrients including vitamin A, B, irons, and Cholesterol and more.
Besides, here are the nutritious content in Rice.
- Vitamin B3 (niacin)
- Folic acid
- Dietary Fiber
Here are also the health benefit of Rice (most especially found in Local rice “Ofada rice” or “Abakaliki rice ” or “Abantan Rice“).
- Prevent diabetes
- Enriched with a good energy source.
- Help to low inflammation.
- It could improve and boost metabolism.
- Rich with fiber.
- It helps to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
- Rich with vitamins and minerals.
- Enriched with enough antioxidants.
- Could help prevents constipation
- Help advance your immunity system.
- Provide healthy bones and prevent any bone diseases.
- prevent you from having a sleep disorder
- Best for a pregnant woman to help build the unborn child
- Help in protecting the heart from diseases
- Rich in Carbohydrates.
How do prices of Foodstuff change in Nigeria?
At the time of writing this article, these were the prices of foodstuffs but we all know that the prices can change at any time.
However, this piece of a written document is to guide you on what you expect in the market or in-store to avoid being cheated.
To be a safe side and learn new things in the way you want.
We have just been able to cover some of the most important prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria.
So when next you are planning for shopping or visiting Nigeria for a vacation.
You should have these prices on your Google keep to understand how do shopping in Nigeria and save a lot of money.
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