Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria (March 2023)

Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria (March 2023)

Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023
Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023

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The Prices of Foods Items in Nigeria (March 2023) ~ an Overview

Nigeria is fortunate to have a diverse range of cultures, ethnicities, and tribes. Aside from the fact that each tribe in Nigeria has unique foods, prices for foods vary depending on location and the season.

Food is one of the commodities in Nigeria with an unstable price and Food prices fluctuate for a variety of reasons, but Nigeria needs to be aware of them so they can shop for food more effectively.

Food is essential. It is a necessity, not a desire. Even animals and humans require food to survive. An average person is said to expire after 10 days without food. That is how crucial food is.

The most common food in Nigeria is rice, also available as beans, yams, noodles, beverages, and a variety of other foods.

All of these foods are available in various forms and brands, and as a result, their costs vary.

However, what are the current food prices in Nigeria? This post will address this query among other things.

Would you like to know the current prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria (March 2023)

We all love food and need to know the cost, regardless of who we are or what we do. However, the prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria differ from other countries, so if you’re just moving to the country and are interested in learning about food prices, this article is for you

To further enlighten you, this article will also include information on how they measure the foodstuff (that is, the quantity).

Besides that, you should be aware that depending on where you live in Nigeria, the prices of the brands vary contingent on whether they are bought in a store or at the local market

What are the current food prices in Nigeria? What does it cost to fill your pantry, fridge, or store with delicious food for you and your family?

Let’s explore.

The cost of food in Nigeria ~ prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria

In the nation, there are many different food categories, and each category has its own brands and varieties.

As consumer demand increases, prices for foodstuffs like rice, beans, and vegetables are at high levels; however, the prices of other goods like milk, fish, poultry, and poultry continue to fluctuate because of problems with transportation and processing.

Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023
Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023
Foodstuffs Shopping List in Nigeria ~ List of food items in Nigeria
  • Rice
  • Beans
  • Potato
  • Yam
  • Plantain
  • Banana
  • Red Meat
  • Chicken
  • Snail Meat
  • Crayfish
  • Prawn
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Vegetables (Ugu)
  • Onions
  • Fish
  • Vegetable oil (Palm, groundnut, coconut oil, etc)
  • Egusi
  • Ogbono
  • Ewedu (Yoruba Soup)
  • Salad (Garbage, Carrot, Cucumber, etc)
  • Tomato
  • Spices
  • Achi and Ofo (Igbo soup)
  • Garri
  • Semo
  • Stock Fish
  • Noodles
Here are the prices of foodstuffs in Nigeria ~ 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

prices of rice in December

Because there are so many different brands of rice available in Nigeria, the prices listed here only apply to the most popular ones, such as Caprice, Stallion, Mama Gold, and Rice Master.

Due to the fact that rice prices vary by brand and market, prices also differ based on logistics

I will, however, make every effort to cover some of Nigeria’s top rice brands, including locally-produced rice.

Additionally, you should be aware that the cost of the brand of rice varies depending on whether it is bought from a store or the market.

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

Bountiful harvest continues to trigger food price drops across Lagos.

One of the favorite foods of many Nigerians, particularly men, is beans.

There are some ways, though, that some people prefer their beans to be cooked.

You have the option of cooking the beans with plantains, yams, rice, or just the beans by themselves.

Additionally, beans can be used to make Moi-Moi, Akara (a regional cake), porridge beans, or Gbegiri Soup.

In actuality, beans are high in protein and iron-rich.

However, if you want to think about eating beans right now, Nigeria is home to a wide variety of beans.

You can find a variety of beans in Nigerian markets, including Ion beans, Lima beans, Olotun beans, Oloyin beans, Zebra beans, White beans, and 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

Indomie Instant noodles in two different flavors sitting on the supermarket shelf

Noodles are a favorite dish among many Nigerians, particularly young people, and bachelors.

Noodles are one of the best and fastest alternatives to satisfy your hunger, though.

If you want to call noodles in Nigeria, some local shops might find it strange because they frequently classify the Indomie brand as a noodle.

In addition, while not the only brand of noodles available in Nigeria, Indomie is among the best and the country’s original noodles.

In actuality, Nigeria has additional varieties of noodles.

There are many different types of noodles, including Dangote, Indomie, Chiki, Golden Penny, Uno, and Minimi.

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

Anam Yams

Depending on size, a yam tuber can cost anywhere between N100 to N1,000.

However, yam is a favorite food in Nigeria as well, and there are many different ways to enjoy it.

You have the option of cooking yam with beans, preparing it simply, adding other ingredients, or eating it with palm oil.

Additionally, there are numerous names for yam that Nigerians choose, including Abuja yam, Benue yam, Bwari Yam, and Udia (in Efik/Ibibio language).

Porridge yam, which is healthier, or pounded with white soap are other options (I love eating it).

Nevertheless, the varieties and costs of yams in Nigeria are listed below.

  • Medium size of yam (N200 to N400)
  • The large size of Yam (N500 toN1, 000)
  • Abuja Yam (N500 to 700) for medium size
  • Benue Yam (N250 to N450) for medium size
  • The Large size of the Benue yam (N600 to N800)
  • The large size of the Abuja yam (N700 to N1000)
  • The bulk of 5 tubers of Yams (N2,500 to N9,000) depends on the size and it is mostly required as marriage items.
Nigerian beverage cost ranges ~ Prices of Beverages in Nigeria

20 Types of Beverages in Nigeria, Nature, Popular Brands and their Prices

If you enjoy having tea served to you when you wake up in the morning, you should learn about Nigerian beverage prices.

Nigerian beverage costs vary depending on the brand and flavor you choose.

However, the majority of these costs vary depending on where you are, for example, Abuja or Lagos. Different beverages have different price tags in stores or shopping malls.

However, I’ll give you the average costs for these various beverages

Here are the Prices of beverages in Nigeria.
Beverages in Nigeria Prices in Nigerian currency (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 labeled 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
Cost of Cooking Oil in Nigeria

Dangers of Vegetable Oil Natural Nigerian

Vegetable oil is one of the two main cooking oils used in Nigeria, along with palm oil. These oils’ costs vary between brands and are as follows:

5 liters of local Vegetable Oil Local ₦2,300- ₦2,500
30 liters of local Vegetable Oil ₦13,500 –₦14,000
5 liters of Kings Vegetable Oil ₦2,900- ₦3,000
5 liters of Wesson Vegetable Oil ₦4,500 – ₦4,700
3.8 liters of Mamador Vegetable Oil ₦3,000 – ₦3,200
3 liters of Power Vegetable Oil ₦2,400- ₦2,600
5 liters Gallon of Palm Oil ₦2, 200 – ₦2, 500
20 liters of local Vegetable Oil ₦9,000- ₦9,500
20 liters of Palm Oil ₦8, 800-₦9, 000
30 liters Gallon of Palm Oil ₦12, 800-₦13, 000
Price of Flours Available in Nigeria

There are different flours eaten in Nigeria, such as yam, plantain, poundo yam, semo, wheat, and ordinary flour.

Their prices are:

Semolina or Semovita ₦400- ₦5,000
Poundo Yam ₦500- ₦5,000
Yam Flour (Elubo) ₦300 upwards
Plantain Flour ₦300 Upwards
Wheat Flour ₦3000
Flour ₦300- ₦3,500
Cassava Flour ₦200
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 of 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 ₦50 upward
Onion (1kg) ₦250-₦500
Water Leaf ₦50- ₦100
Lettuce (1 head) ₦200-₦400
Cabbage ₦100
Carrots ₦100
Green Peas ₦100
Sweet Potato ₦200- ₦400
Irish Potato ₦200- ₦500
Curry Leaf ₦50 – ₦100
French Peas ₦50
Bitter Leaf ₦20- ₦100
Spring Onion ₦200
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 ₦1,900 – ₦2,200
A medium Basket of Irish Potato ₦ N1,100 – ₦1,300
Irish Potato Small Basket ₦500 – ₦700
Cost of Various Spices Available in Nigeria
Annapurna Salt ₦100-₦200
Black Pepper ₦300- ₦400
Chili Powder ₦100- ₦1000
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
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 ₦17,000- ₦17, 500
Sugar St’ Louis Sugar (Cube) ₦350- ₦400
Sugar Golden Penny Sugar (cube) ₦300- ₦400
A Crate of Egg ₦700 – ₦1200
Cocoyam ₦200
Mayonnaise ₦150- ₦500
Butter ₦70- ₦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 ₦50- ₦1000
Kpomo (Cow Skin) ₦500 Upwards
Ram Meat ₦500- ₦5,000
Goat Meat ₦500 Upwards
Snail ₦500-₦800
Beef ₦300 Upwards
Chicken (1Kg) ₦1,200
Catfish ₦1000- ₦3000
Chicken (0.5Kg) ₦600
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
Soursop ₦400
Local Strawberry ₦500
Plantain ₦300- ₦500
Rose or water Apples ₦500-₦700
Tamarind ₦500
Tangerine ₦100
Tropical pepper ₦50-₦100
Wall-nut ₦100-₦200
Lime ₦50- ₦100
Mango ₦50- ₦100
Orange (1kg) ₦200-₦700
Paw-Paw ₦150- ₦300
Pineapple ₦100-₦300
Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria (March 2023) ~ the Bottom Line

Food serves as the body’s fuel because it is so important to maintaining healthy bodily functions.

We need food to be able to go about our daily activities without difficulty, just like a car needs fuel to run.

Knowing the price of food is, therefore, crucial because it allows you to plan ahead for your shopping and gives you an idea of what to expect to pay.

Common Questions People Ask

Where to Buy Foodstuff in Nigeria

In Nigeria, markets are where one can buy food.

This is advised because purchasing it on your street may be more expensive than purchasing it in the main markets, especially if you intend to purchase it in bulk.

Additionally, you can order specific foods online from vendors on e-commerce sites like Konga and Jumia.

What are the lists of food items? 

Canned, Jarred, & Pouched Foods

  • Vegetables and fruits (choose options without added sugar or salt)
  • Poultry, seafood, and meat (fish, chicken, or other meats)
  • Beans (pinto, black, garbanzo)
  • Soups (look for lower sodium varieties)
  • Peanut and almond butter; dried fruit.
  • Sauces (tomato, spaghetti, pizza)
  • Salsa
In Nigeria, how much does 50 kg of garri cost?


₦28,549.00 per 50 kg

What is the price of food in Nigeria? How much does it cost to buy food in Nigeria?

As of November 2022, the average price in Nigeria for a kilogram of beef with bone added up to 1,757 Nigerian Naira (NGN), which equaled 3.87 U.S. dollars. One loaf of unsliced bread cost 492 NGN (1.1 U.S. dollar), whereas frozen chicken reached nearly 2,652 NGN (5.8 U.S. dollars)

What are the staple foods in Nigeria? What are basic food items in Nigeria?

The Nigerian diet is dominated by starchy foods like yam, cassava, plantains, rice, and beans.

They are frequently eaten alongside an extensive selection of hearty soups and stews made with various cuts of meat and vegetables.

Vegetable stews are a favorite among Nigerians, who typically eat them several times per week.

What food is the least expensive in Nigeria? What is the cheapest food in Nigeria?

The top 8 inexpensive Nigerian dishes that are also simple to prepare are listed below.

The Moi Moi (Beans Pudding) Moi moi is a bean-based dish that goes well with pap or custard.

Noodles, Low Budget Yam Recipes, Tea, and Bread, Low Budget Porridge Beans, Fried Yam and Sauce, Okro Soup and Eba, Akara and Pap, Low Budget Porridge Beans, Noodles, Low Budget Yam Recipes, Tea, and Bread.

What is basic food cost?

The ratio between a restaurant’s cost of ingredients (food inventory) and the revenue those ingredients produce when the menu items are sold is known as the “food cost” (food sales).

How much is jollof rice in Nigeria?

Additionally, according to a July report from Nairametrics, the average cost of cooking a pot of jollof rice increased by 8.3% from N8,595 to N9,311 at the end of Q2 2022.

What food can I sell in Nigeria to make money?

Selling vegetables, rice, coconut, beans, cassava, potatoes, plantains, and other goods can bring in large profits.

Africans can profit from the food and agribusiness industry as retailers or as partners with farms.

Selling farm products does not require a lot of capital, but it does require a lot of planning and work.

How much is a bag of rice in Nigeria? Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023

Additionally, it is affordable and available in major markets across the nation.

50 kg of Rice Master costs between $26,000 and $30,000. (depending on the market).

25 kg of Rice Master costs between N13, 500 and N15,500 (depending on the market).

How much is an Ogbono bag? Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023

₦380,000.00 per 100 kg

How much is a bag of beans these days? Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023

Olotu Beans ($75,049.00 for 100 kg, 1 Bag)

How much is 10kg of Semovita in Lagos? Prices of Foodstuffs in Nigeria 2023


Each bag costs 7,249.00.

What are the 9 essential foods?

The VAT Act (1991), which only recognized white and brown bread as zero-rated products, is a significant change.

  • MAIZE MEAL. Try our maize meal muffins with feta and spinach.
  • These cheese-filled rice balls are delicious.
  • Dark bread. Brown bread has so many different uses!
  • Samp; • Dried beans; • Fruits; • Samp; • Vegetables; • Vegetable oil.
List of foodstuff to buy at home ~ what are 10 food items?

Top 10 Healthiest Foods

  • Every day, consume 8 to 12 cups of water.
  • Vegetables that are dark green. At least three to four times per week consume dark green vegetables.
  • Complete grains. Consume whole grains two or three times per day, at the very least.
  • Lentils and beans. Try to eat a meal that contains beans at least once a week
  • Fish
  • Berries
  • Winter Squash
  • Soy
Market food Price list ~ how much is a 100kg bag of maize in Nigeria?

₦37,500.00 per 100 kg

What are the 12 types of food? What are the five food groups?
  • Fruit and vegetables.
  • Dairy
  • Starchy food.
  • Protein
  • Fat
List of raw food items in Nigeria ~ what is the list of food items?

Canned, Jarred, & Pouched Foods

  • Fruits and vegetables (choose options without added sugar or salt)
  • Meat, poultry, & seafood (fish, chicken, or other meats)
  • Beans (pinto, black, garbanzo)
  • Soups (look for lower sodium varieties)
  • Nut butter (peanut, almond)
  • Dried fruit.
  • Sauces (tomato, spaghetti, pizza)
  • Salsa
List of foodstuffs to sell ~ what can I sell in foodstuff?

Food business ideas: 10 products and services you can sell

  • Food truck. Food trucks have become an especially popular way to get into the food business
  • Ice cream shop. Ice cream is one of the world’s most beloved desserts.
  • Cooking classes
  • Personal chef.
  • Coffee shop.
  • Meal kits.
  • Baked goods.
  • Sauces
List of foodstuff to sell in Nigeria ~ what food sells the most in Nigeria?
  • Rice is by far the most common food in Nigeria and has been so for a long time
  • Garri/Fufu/Starch and Soup. There are different types of soups ranging from Okro, Afang, Edika-ikong, Vegetable, Oh, Egusi, Ogbono, etc.
  • Bread is mostly eaten as a breakfast meal in many Nigerian homes.
  • Beans
List of food stuff items ~ what are basic food items in Nigeria?

The Nigerian diet is dominated by starchy foods like yam, cassava, plantains, rice, and beans.

They are frequently eaten alongside an extensive selection of hearty soups and stews made with various cuts of meat and vegetables.

Vegetable stews are a favorite among Nigerians, who typically eat them several times per week.

Where to buy cheap foodstuff in Nigeria ~ The Market Place: Foodstuff Markets in Lagos

Cheap foodstuff in Lagos

  • Epe market.
  • Foodstuff Market.
  • Iddo Market.
  • Idi Oro.
  • Ijora market.
  • Lagos Market.
  • Makoko market.



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