Cost of Food 1-2-2013

I bought a few imported food stuffs and just thought I would post the prices and see how they compare to the prices in USA.

Food price comparison Dominican Pesos to US Dollars

Food price comparison Dominican Pesos to US Dollars

3pound can of Butter Flavored Crisco $RD 340 (exchange rate $39 pesos to $1us dollar) $US 8.72

12oz. non-name brand Peanut Butter $RD 150 (exchange rate $39 pesos to $1us dollar) $US 3.85

16oz. Tahini $RD 260 (exchange rate $39 pesos to $1us dollar) $US 6.67

How do these prices compare to those in United States?

2 thoughts on “Cost of Food 1-2-2013

  1. I don’t know about the crisco, but 12 oz of jif usually costs me about 2.50. I can get tahini for around 4.00. I really enjoy your blog. You prepared me well for my first trip to the DR.

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