Cost of Foodstuffs in Nigeria (2023/2024) – Get Current Food Prices Online

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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.

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.

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₦45,000 – N50,000
25kg Mama Gold Rice₦21,000 – ₦23,000
Mama Gold 10kg Rice₦8,500 – ₦10,000
Mama’s Pride 25kg Rice₦10,000 – ₦15,500
Mama’s Pride 50kg Rice₦45,000 – ₦50,500
Caprice 25kg Rice₦35,000 to ₦40,000
Caprice 50kg Rice₦50,000 to ₦60,000
50kg  Royal Stallion Rice₦50,000 to ₦60,000
Royal Stallion Rice of 25kg₦20,000 to ₦30,000
Royal Stallion 10kg Rice₦9,000 to ₦12,000
50kg Mama Africa₦60,000 to ₦70,000
25kg Mama Africa₦25,000 to ₦30,000
5kg Ofada rice₦3,000 to ₦5,000

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₦32,000 – ₦37,000
Butter Beans (25kg)₦19,500
50kg White Beans₦31,000 – ₦34,500
White Beans (25kg)₦16,000
50kg Brown Beans₦30,000 – ₦37,000
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 pound these types of Yam with your mortar and pestle for your favorite 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 LocalN4,200 to N8,000
30 litres of local Vegetable OilN25,200 to N48,000
5 litres of Kings Vegetable OilN10,000 to N15,000
5 litres of Wesson Vegetable OilN15,000 to N20,00
3.8 litres of Mamador Vegetable OilN6,000 to N10,000
3 litres of Power Vegetable OilN6,000 to N15,000
5 litres Gallon of Palm OilN4,300 to N10,800
20 litres of local Vegetable OilN16,800 to N32,000
20 litres of Palm OilN18,400 to N34,600
30 litres Gallon of Palm OilN27,600 to N51,900

Prices of Garri in Nigeria

A bag of Garri₦15,000 – ₦30,000
A paint bucket of Garri₦1,000- ₦1,800
80kg Ijebu Gaari₦15,000 – ₦20,000
50kg White Gaari₦8,000 – ₦15,000
50kg Yellow Gaari₦8,000 – ₦10,500

Price of Flours Available in Nigeria

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

Semolina or Semovita₦11,500 and ₦15,000
Poundo Yam₦10,500 and ₦20,245
Yam Flour (Elubo)₦28,000 and ₦35,000
Plantain Flour₦13,999 and ₦20,500
Wheat Flour₦11,500 and ₦13,500
Flour₦11,500 and ₦13,500
Cassava Flour₦15,000 and ₦35,000

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 in size. Prices of Noodles in Nigeria are below:

Indomie Chicken (70g x 40ps)₦4,000 to ₦5,500
Indomie Onion (70g x 40ps)₦5,500 to ₦10,000
Superpack (120g x 40ps)₦6,500 to ₦16,500
Hungry Man (200g x 24ps)₦3,200 to ₦7,705
Indomie Belleful (305g x 16ps)₦3,250 to ₦7,000
Chiki Noodles (100g x 40)₦8,000 to ₦8,500
Golden Penny Noodles (70g x 40ps)₦3,900 to ₦4,100

Price of Spaghetti in Nigeria

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

Golden Penny₦10,200 to ₦25,950 per carton of 20 packs
Dangote₦4,500 to ₦18,500 per carton of 20 packs
Power₦4,300 to ₦8,600 per carton of 20 packs
Bonita₦5,000 to ₦17,000 per carton of 20 packs
Honeywell₦4,300 to ₦18,500 per carton of 20 packs

Cost of Vegetables Available in Nigeria

A basket of Tomatoes₦10,000 – ₦18,000
A bag of Scotch Bonnet Pepper (Rodo)₦8,000 – N10,000
Basket of Red ball pepper (Tatase)₦9,000 – ₦15,000
A bag Onion (white)₦20,000 – ₦29,000
A bag of Onion (Red)₦18,000 – N28,000
Melon Seed (Egusi)₦500- ₦650
Irvingia (Ogbono Seed)₦800- ₦1,000
Okro₦100 upward
Onion (1kg)₦450-₦600
Water Leaf₦100 upward
Lettuce (1 head)₦500 – ₦1,000
Green Peas₦100
Sweet Potato₦200 – ₦400
Irish Potato₦200- ₦500
Curry Leaf₦50 – ₦100
French Peas₦100
Bitter Leaf₦100
Spring Onion₦200
Spinach (Green)₦100- ₦300
Scent Leaf (Eferin)₦100
Pumpkin leaf (Ugwu)₦100
A bag of Groundnut₦6,000- ₦10,000
A bottle of fried Groundnut₦500 – ₦800

Cost of Potatoes in the Nigerian Market

A  big basket of Sweet Potato₦2,000 – ₦6,500
The Small basket of Sweet Potato₦1,500 – ₦4,000
Irish Potato in a Big Basket₦1,900 – ₦2,200
A medium Basket Irish Potato₦ N1,100 – ₦1,300
Irish Potato Small Basket₦1,000 – ₦4,000

Price of Beverages in Nigeria

A Tin of 400g Peak Milk₦1,500- ₦2,200
 Nescafe Classic 50g₦1,800 – ₦2,800
 Nescafe Gold Blend₦1,800 – ₦2,800
500g Ovaltine Plastic₦1,200 – ₦2,000
Coca Cola (Plastic Coke)₦150 – ₦250
Ovaltine Refill 500g₦1,200 – ₦1,850
1 Bottled water₦150 – ₦300
 500g Refill Bournvita₦1,500 – ₦2,800
Bournvita Plastic 500g₦1,850 – ₦2,900
900g Bournvita Plastic₦2,500 – ₦3,500
Coca Cola (Fanta)₦150 – ₦250
A 900g of Tin Peak Milk₦150 – ₦250
500g Refill Peak Milk₦1,950 – ₦2,500
Three Crown Milk Refill 380g₦1,800- ₦2,500
400g Tin Loya Milk₦1,800- ₦2,000
Loya Milk Refill 400g₦1,750- ₦2,500
Coast Refill 500g₦1,700 – ₦2,800
Dano Tin 500g₦1,900 – ₦2,500
900g Tin Dano₦1,650- ₦2,700
Dano Refill 500g₦1,800 – ₦2,500
Milo Tin 500g₦1,800 – ₦2,500
900g Milo₦1,900 – ₦2,500
Milo Refill 500g₦1,700 – ₦2,300
Pap₦50 – ₦200
Custard₦200 – ₦4,000
1 Carton of Bottled Water₦2,400
Bigi Drink₦150 – ₦300
Pepsi₦150 – ₦300
Hollandia Yoghurt₦150 – ₦1,200
5-Alive Juice₦2,500
Chi-Vita Juice₦850 – ₦2,500
Viju Milk₦350 – ₦650
Soya Milk₦150 – ₦1,000

Cost of Various Spices Available in Nigeria

Mr. Chef Salt₦100 – ₦250
Black Pepper₦200 – ₦400
Chili Powder₦100 – ₦1000
Locust Beans (Dawa-Dawa)₦50 – ₦1000
Maggi₦10 – ₦550
Mr Chef Salt₦50 – ₦100
Nutmeg₦20 – ₦100
Potash (Akanwu)₦20 – ₦50
Powder Ginger₦80 – ₦120
Garlic powder₦50 – ₦100
Grinned Pepper₦300 – ₦1000
Knorr₦500 -₦550
Curry₦70 – ₦200
Dangote Salt₦70 – ₦150
Thyme₦120 – ₦200

Price of Other Foodstuffs

50 kg Dangote Sugar₦20,000 – ₦25,500
Sugar St’ Louis Sugar (Cube)₦350 – ₦400
Sugar Golden Penny Sugar (cube)₦300 – ₦400
A Crate of Egg₦700 – ₦1200
Mayonnaise₦150 – ₦500
Butter₦150 – ₦500

Price of Meat and Fish in the Market

Assorted (Intestine, Liver, Kidney, Stomach skin)₦500
Tilapia₦600 – ₦1500
Croaker₦1000- ₦3,000
Gizzard₦300 – ₦1000
Cray Fish₦100
Kpomo (Cow Skin)₦200 Upwards
Ram Meat₦500 – ₦5,000
Goat Meat₦500 Upwards
Beef₦500 Upwards
Chicken (1Kg)₦1,200
Catfish₦1000- ₦3000
Chicken (0.5Kg)₦1,000
Turkey (1Kg)₦1,400
Turkey (0.5kg)₦1,000
Prawn₦200 – ₦500

Cost of Fruits in The Market

African Pear₦100 – ₦400
Apples (1kg)₦1,000 – ₦1,200
Avocado₦50 – ₦150
Banana₦500 – ₦1,000
Banana (1kg)₦400 – ₦600
Cashew₦100 – ₦400
Cherry (Agbalumo)₦50 – ₦100
Coconut₦100 -2,000
Cucumber₦100 – ₦200
Garden Egg₦50 – ₦200
Guava₦100 – ₦350
Lemon₦100 – ₦200
Local Strawberry₦500
Plantain₦300 – ₦500
Rose or water Apples₦500 – ₦700
Tropical pepper₦50 – ₦100
Lime₦50- ₦100
Mango₦50- ₦100
Orange (1kg)₦200-₦700
Paw-Paw₦150- ₦300


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 an 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 neighborhood.


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