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16.08.2016

The cost of food in the Maldives and Male

Supermarket, grocery store

Chicken

  • Chicken raw 2,9 USD = 45 MVR kg.
  • Chicken Breast 5,6 USD = 85 MVR kg.
  • Chicken leg 4,2 USD = 65 MVR per 900gr.

Dairy products and eggs

  • sweetened condensed milk without sugar 0,65 USD = 10 MVR per 390gr.
  • Milk in Tetra Pak 2 - 2,3 USD = 30 - 35 MVR per liter
  • Yoghurt sweet 1,2 USD = 18 MVR per 125g.
  • Eggs 0,13 - 2,02 USD = 2 - 31 MVR pc.
Food in the Maldives
Milk

How much fruit and vegetables (per 1 kg.)

The melons, watermelons are often sold labeled, with the ultimate price, instead of the price per kg.

  • Fruit Red Dragon 7,8 USD = 120 MVR
  • Plums 11,8 USD = 180 MVR
  • Pears 7,8 USD = 120. MVR
  • Bananas 2,6 - 2,9 USD = 40 - 45 MVR
  • Pineapple 1,8 USD = 27. MVR
  • Garnet 7,2 USD = 110 MVR
  • Ginger 5,2 USD = 80 MVR
  • Garlic, onion 3,9 USD = 60 MVR
Food in the Maldives
Melons and watermelons

Other food

  • Crackers, cookies 1,3 - 2 USD = 20 - 30 MVR for 0.3-0.5 kg.
  • Dry Soup 0,98 - 1,31 USD = 15 - 20 MVR
  • Pasta 0,98 USD = 15 MVR per 400g.
  • White rice 11,1 USD = 170 MVR per 5kg.
  • Chips 2,4 USD = 37 MVR 0 USD = MVR per 100gr.
  • Ready-made sandwiches 0,98 - 1,63 USD = 15 - 25 MVR
  • Instant coffee 100g 6,1 USD = 94. MVR
  • Dilmah Tea, green 1,6 USD = 25 MVR of 20 packets, 30gr.

Sweets

  • Cakes 9,8 - 19,6 USD = 150 - 300 MVR
  • Jams 2,1 USD = 32 MVR per 450g.
  • Cacao powder 169 0 USD = MVR per 200gr.
  • Dark Chocolate 85% 6,3 USD = 96 MVR for 200g.
  • Chocolate paste 2,4 USD = 37 MVR per 400g.
  • Small chocolate 0,52 - 0,72 USD = 8 - 11 MVR per 1 pc.
  • Ice Cream packed 0,78 - 1,96 USD = 12 - 30 MVR per 1pc.
Maldives Food
chocolate

Canned

  • Green Peas 0,65 USD = 10 MVR for 400ml.
  • Canned Meat 2,3 - 3,3 USD = 35 - 50 MVR for 300-400gr.
  • Chili sauce, tomato 0,91 USD = 14 MVR per 400g.

Drinks

  • Drinking water 0,98 USD = 15 MVR for 5 liters.
  • Pop 0,78 - 0,91 USD = 12 - 14 MVR for 0.33-0.5l
  • Juices 1,6 - 2,7 USD = 25 - 42 MVR per liter.
  • RedBull 13,1 USD = 200.5 MVR l
  • Coca-Cola 1,6 USD = 25 MVR per 1.25l

Hygiene Products

  • Shampoo 2 USD = 30 MVR per 400ml.
  • Lotion 4,6 - 6,5 USD = 70 - 100 MVR per 400ml.
  • Soap 0,39 USD = 6 MVR for a piece
  • Cassettes shaver Gillette Sensor Excel 5,4 USD = 83 MVR per pack 5 pcs.
  • Cartridges razor Gillette Mach3 Turbo 19,1 USD = 293 MVR per pack of 8 pieces.
  • After Shave Lotion Nivea 6,5 USD = 100 MVR

What are the prices of food on the market of Male

The main dish in the Maldives - a fish. There are special fish markets where you can by just caught fish. For cleaning will have to pay extra.

Food on Maldives
Fish Market
Maldives Food
Fishmongers

The prices of vegetables at market in Male for 1 kg

  • Pepper Green 3,9 - 6,5 USD = 60 - 100 MVR
  • Beans 3,3 USD = 50 MVR
  • Carrots 0,98 USD = 15 MVR
  • Cauliflower 3,9 USD = 60 MVR
  • Cabbage 2,9 USD = 45 MVR
  • Ginger 1,6 USD = 25 MVR
  • Garlic 1,6 - 2,9 USD = 25 - 45 MVR
  • Potatoes 1,2 - 1,3 USD = 18 - 20 MVR
  • Bow 0,98 USD = 15 MVR
  • Eggplant 3,3 USD = 50 MVR
  • Tomatoes 4,6 USD = 70 MVR
  • Cucumber 2 USD = 30 MVR
Maldives Food
vegetables on the market

Prices for fruits on the Maldives

  • Apples 0,33 USD = 5 MVR
  • Mango 5,2 - 7,8 USD = 80 - 120 MVR (but sold per pach, so it is difficult to estimate the cost per kg.)
  • Coconut 0,33 - 0,46 USD = 5 - 7 MVR per 1 pc.
  • Garnet 4,9 USD = 75 MVR
  • Lychee 5,9 USD = 90 MVR
  • Oranges 5,2 USD = 80 MVR
  • Lime 2,9 USD = 45 MVR
  • Watermelon 0,98 - 1,18 USD = 15 - 18 MVR
  • Pumpkin 0,98 USD = 15 MVR
  • Pineapple 1,3 - 2,3 USD = 20 - 35 MVR
Food in the Maldives
Mango
Maldives Food
Coconut

Varios meals

  • Kashi, barley, beans, etc. 2,3 - 3,6 USD = 35 - 55 MVR per kg.
  • Almonds 17 USD = 260 MVR per kg.
  • Smoked fish in vacuum packing - 6,5 - 9,8 USD = 100 - 150 MVR per kg
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Maldives Food
Smoked Fish

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