Even though eating out isn’t expensive here in Medellin, I like to buy groceries for cooking and eating at home. Is it cheap here? I know if you’re looking for the best country to live cheap you are both smart and frugal. Here’s what I paid for my latest groceries

  • Spaghetti sauce 4450 COP ($2.25 CDN)
  • Sour Cream small 2350 COP ($1 CDN)
  • Cheese slices (they are not near as good as Kraft Singles) 4450 COP ($2.25 CDN)
  • Loaf of white bread 1750 COP (80 cents CDN)
  • Spaghetti (1/3 of regular Canadian size) 700 COP (30 cents CDN)
  • Squeeze Cheeze like the stuff you get on Stadium Nachos or at 7/11 3150 COP ($1.50 CDN)
  • Vegetable Oil small bottle 8450 COP (4.25 CDN)
  • Chorizo sausage package 7400 COP (3.75 CDN)
  • 30 Eggs 8300 COP ($4 CDN)

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