What Are the Average Market Prices in Estonia?

By February 4, 2021 No Comments

Market prices in Estonia are one of the most curious subjects of those who come to Estonia. Because of the exchange rate difference between the euro and the Turkish lira, the market prices in Estonia may be a bit expensive for Turkish people. Many people in the country can consume water, which is the most important resource for life, from the fountain, but it is too much for those who buy it from the market. 1.5 liter water bottles cost 0.65 euro in Estonia. Large families mostly consume the water flowing from the fountain. For people who buy water from markets, bulk water purchases come at a more affordable price. It is almost impossible not to find food in the markets in Estonia. There are markets in the country that appeal to people of all budgets.

How Much Are Estonia Supermarket Prices?

Most of the supermarket prices in Estonia are similar. There are not very big price differences from city to city or from market to market. Some of the average market prices in Estonia are:

  • The price for 1 liter of milk varies between 0.5 and 1 euro.
  • The price of 500 grams of white bread varies between 0.54 and 1.5 euros.
  • The price of 12 eggs varies between 1.2 and 2 euros.
  • The selling price of 1 kilogram of local cheese varies between 5 and 10 euros.
  • A mid-range wine costs between 5 and 10 euros.
  • The price of half a liter of domestic beer varies between 1 and 1.7 euros.
  • The price of 33 liters of imported beer varies between 1 and 2.2 euros.
  • The price of a pack of Marlboro cigarettes varies between 4 and 4.8 euros.
  • The average price of 1 kilogram of red meat is 8.6 euros.
  • The average market price of 1 kilogram of rice is 1.4 euros.
  • The price of 1 kilogram of skinless and boneless chicken breast varies between 4 and 6 euros.
  • Prices of greengrocer products vary within themselves. 1 kilogram apple average 1.1 euro, 1 kilogram orange average 1.4 euro, 1 kilogram potato average 0.52 euro, 1 lettuce average 1.1 euro, 1 kilogram tomato average 2.1 euro, 1 kilogram banana 1.1 euro, 1 kilogram onion average 0.59 euro, 1 kilogram pears cost 1.4 euros, and 1 kilogram of cucumbers cost 1.1 euros.

Is it Possible to Find Foods Suitable for Special Diets in Estonian Markets?

In Estonian markets, foods for special diets are available in almost all grocery stores. One of these special diets is people who consume halal food. People can easily find halal food products in any market in Estonia. Estonian people are very sensitive about this issue. Content information can be obtained by asking employees for products whose content is unknown in the markets. Another special case is a vegan or vegetarian diet. Vegan/vegetarian foods are sold in almost every grocery store in Estonia. The average prices for these products are not very high. Although a very small percentage of Estonians are vegan or vegetarian, markets in the country set up different aisles with vegan/vegetarian products in their markets to serve the minority group. Another special nutritional requirement is those with gluten sensitivity. The vast majority of grocery stores in Estonia sell gluten-free products. Of course, foods suitable for these special diets can be found more in market channels, it can be a little difficult to find such products or varieties in small shopkeepers.

What is the Average Price in Grocery Stores in Estonia?

Raise in Estonian markets is usually seen, but not every year, but the raise rates are not very high.. Average prices in Estonian markets increases over the years depending on this increase. A raise is usually made once or twice a year. Red meat can be given as an example of a raised food. While the average market price was 4.1 euro in 2010, red meat is 8.6 euro in 2021. According to the economic development of Estonia, the prices of foods in the markets may decrease instead of increasing. An example of this is potatoes. Potatoes were sold at an average price of 2.3 euros in 2012, while today they are sold for an average of 0.52 euros in Estonian markets.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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