Household food survey: Ijebu Garri prices spike by 45% in two weeks


Biweekly Survey of Household Foodstuff Prices In Lagos (Updated May 27, 2017)

Nairametrics| Here are major highlights of our Household Food survey for the week ended May 27, 2017.

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  • The Nairametrics Lagos Household food index rose a whopping 2.6% in the two weeks ending May 27 2017.
  • This was higher than the -1.2% contraction we observed in the two weeks ended May 15, 2017.
  • We observed significant price increases in food items such as garri, tomato, powdered milk and juice.
  • Ijebu garri prices for example, was up 45% in the period under review while round shaped tomato prices was up a whopping 56%.
  • The rise in the price of juice continued this week, with Chivita and 5Alive prices gaining over 14% in price increases.


You can view other prices from the table below;

ItemBrandUnit17/9/201627/5/2017% Change from baseImpact on BaseLocation% Change from 2 wks ago
Bag of RiceBasmati5kg37004,0008%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceMama Gold10kg35003,5000%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceRoyal Stallion50Kg1800016,500-8%NeutralDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceRice Master10kg35003,5000%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceMama Gold50kg1700016,500-3%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceCaprice50kg1700016,500-3%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceFalcon25kg90008,500-6%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Bag of RiceOfada5kg21003,00043%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market0%
Bag of BeansOloyin50kg1600017,5009%Price IncreaseIddo Market2%
Bag of BeansWhite50kg1400016,50018%Price IncreaseIddo Market3%
Bag of BeansBrown50kg1500017,00013%Price IncreaseIddo Market0%
Tuber of YamAbjuja1 Big Size Tuber900700-22%Price ReductionIddo Market-13%
Tuber of YamAbuja1 Small Size Tuber5005000%Price ReductionIddo Market0%
Carton of NoodlesIndomie120g29002,9000%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
Carton of NoodlesIndomie70g19001,800-5%Price ReductionOjuwoye Market0%
Carton of NoodlesChikki100g18002,10017%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Carton of NoodlesMinimie70g15001,70013%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Carton of NoodlesGolden Penny70g15001,75017%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Bag of GarriIjebu80kg1550032,000106%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market45%
Bag of GarriWhite50kg900018,500106%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market19%
Bag of GarriYellow50kg900017,80098%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market15%
Basket of PotatoSweetBig Basket800400-50%Price ReductionIddo Market0%
Basket of PotatosweetSmall Basket500200-60%Price ReductionIddo Market0%
Basket of PotatoIrishBig Basket36002,400-33%Price ReductionIddo Market-4%
Basket of PotatoIrishMedium Basket18001,200-33%Price ReductionIddo Market-8%
Basket of PotatoIrishSmall Basket1000650-35%Price ReductionIddo Market-7%
Packet of PastaGolden Penny500g1902005%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Packet of PastaDangote500g1902005%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Packet of PastaPower500g1902005%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Packet of PastaBonita500g2502500%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
Gallon of Palm OilLocal5 Litres22002,4009%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market-14%
Gallon of Palm OilLocal20 Litres1000010,6006%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market-16%
Gallon of Palm OilLocal30 Litres1420015,80011%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market-13%
Gallon of Vegetable OilLocal5 Litres24002,5004%Price IncreaseDaleko Market-11%
Gallon of Vegetable OilLocal20 Litres1180011,200-5%Price IncreaseDaleko Market-11%
Gallon of Vegetable OilLocal30 Litres1530016,80010%Price IncreaseDaleko Market-8%
Gallon of Vegetable OilKings5 Litres27003,40026%Price IncreaseDaleko Market13%
Gallon of Vegetable OilWesson5 Litres35004,50029%Price IncreaseDaleko Market10%
Gallon of Vegetable OilMamador3.8 Litres25003,10024%Price IncreaseDaleko Market3%
Gallon of Vegetable OilPower3 Litres20002,50025%Price IncreaseDaleko Market0%
Basket of TomatoOval Shaped1 Small Basket8001,10038%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market0%
Basket of TomatoRound Shaped1 Small Basket27007,000159%Price IncreaseAgo Ishaga Market56%
Bunch of PlaintainPlaintain1 Big Bunch8001,20050%Price ReductionIdi-Oro Market0%
Bag of FlourDangote50kg1100011,2002%Price IncreaseAguda Market-3%
Bag of FlourHoney well50Kg1100011,2002%Price IncreaseAguda Market-3%
Bag of FlourMama Gold50kg1100011,2002%Price IncreaseAguda Market-3%
Bag of SugarDangote50kg1500019,80032%Price IncreaseAguda Market-6%
MilkPeak Powdered (Tin)400g8501,15035%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market21%
Milkpeak Powdered(Tin)900g15001,90027%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market3%
MilkPeak milk (Refill)500g80095019%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market6%
MilkDano Powdered (Tin)500g80090013%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market6%
MilkDano Powdered(Tin)900g14001,65018%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market3%
MilkDano (Refill)500g60080033%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
MilkThreeCrown (Refill)380g70080014%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
MilkLoya Powdered (Tin)400g70080014%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
MilkLoya (Refill)400g65075015%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
MilkCoast (Refill)500g60070017%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Cocoa BeveragesMilo (Tin)500g7501,00033%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market5%
Cocoa BeveragesMilo (Tin)900g14001,90036%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Cocoa BeveragesMilo Refill500g70095036%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market6%
Cocoa BeveragesBournvita Refill500g70085021%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Cocoa BeveragesBournvita (Plastic)500g75095027%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market6%
Cocoa BeveragesBournvita (Plastic)900g1300160023%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market7%
Cocoa BeveragesOvaltine Refill500g70085021%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
Cocoa BeveragesOvaltine(Plastic)500g75090020%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
CoffeeNescafe Gold Blend100g13001,60023%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
CoffeeNescafe Classic50g40055038%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
TeaLipton Yellow label52g18022022%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
TeaTop tea52g17019012%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market0%
SugarSt' Loius Sugar(Cube)500g3804005%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market-11%
SugarGolden Penny Sugar (cube)500g25030020%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market-14%
ItemBrandUnitBase (4/2/2017)13/5/2017% Change from baseImpactMarrket% Change from 2 wks ago
BreadVal-U1 loaf3003000%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
BreadButterfield1 loaf2802800%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
EggN/ACrate12001100-8%Price ReductionOjuwoye Market0%
MagarineBlue Band450g4504500%Price IncreaseOjuwoye Market-10%
MagarineSimas250g200180-10%NeutralOjuwoye Market-10%
Baby MilkSMA Gold500g275027500%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
Baby MilkNAN500g200020000%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
Bottled Water (Refill)CwayRefill50055010%NeutralOjuwoye Market0%
Juice5 Alive1 litre30040033%NeutralOjuwoye Market14%
JuiceChivita1 litre30040033%NeutralOjuwoye Market14%
ItemBrandUnitBase (18/3/2017)13/5/2017% Change from baseImpactMarrket% Change from 2 wks ago
GasRefilling12.5kg55004500-18%NeutralAguda Market0%
GasRefilling5kg24001800-25%NeutralAguda Market0%
Percentage average325,230381,32017.25%2.60%


Effective August 1, 2016, Nairametrics commenced publishing market prices of everyday select food and household items in Lagos on a bi-weekly basis (every two weeks).  


The pricing data is based on a survey conducted by our field operatives, from select markets in Lagos State on a spot basis only. We cover the following markets, Daleko, Ago Ishaga, Iddo, Aguda, Ojuiwoye etc.

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This data dates back to the 1st of August 2016 for some of the items on the tracker. However, we used September 17th as our base month for identifying percentage trends. 

Disclaimer: The Biweekly Survey of Household Foodstuff Prices In Lagos is not recognized by the Lagos State Government, Federal Government or the National Bureau of Statistics. It only represents the outcome of data gathered by Nairametrics for our analysts. The National Bureau of Statistics Consumer Price Index remains the official source for measuring increase in prices of goods and services in Nigeria. Usage of this data is strictly on the volition of the user. Nairametrics will not be held liable for any decision making based on the usage of this data. Please read our disclaimer policy.

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    • We only have the price for 50kg at the moment which is N15,500. Subsequently, we would include the price of 80kg in our Survey. Do bear with us

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