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Cost of Living in the Philippines Part 1: Availability and Prices of Food

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If you are going to the Philippines to retire, or visit for a long time you will need to know the cost of living there. One of the main things you will need to know is what food is available and the prices. This will give you some idea of the difference between Philippines and the America.

(1) Dozen Ramen Noodles:
Philippines Price: P 46.00 – P 70.00 ($1 – $1.35), US Price: $2.00 – $2.50

Spaghetti Noodles 500 grams:
Philippines Prices: $2.00 – $2.50
US Prices: $1.00 – $2.00

Chicken Price per 2.2lbs:
Philippines Prices: P 135.00 – P 165.00 ($3-4)
US: $2.00 – $3.00

Pork Prices per 2.2lbs:
Philippines Prices: P 180.00 – P 220.00 ($4-4.70)
US: $6.00 -$8.00

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