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Market Watch: This week market watch focuses on prices from two different markets in Freetown

January 14, 2022

By Elizabeth A. Kaine

Market Watch is a column that looks at the prices of commodities and foodstuff in the various markets across the city of Freetown. It seeks the views of traders as well as customers on sales of their goods and price at which the last consumer buys.

In this edition of market watch, Concord Times Elizabeth A. Kaine interviewed some traders and customers dealing in foodstuff and beverages in Freetown to determine the state of prices in foodstuff and beverages comparing both last week and this week prices in the country.

GoodsPrices for QuantityPrices for
 Dovecut market kroo town market
Long grain parboiled riceLe450,00050kgLe 500,000
Long grain parboiled riceLe 260,00025kgLe 250,000
Big joe riceLe300,0050kgLe 300,00
Big joe riceLe 200,00025kgLe 225,000
Premier parboiled riceLe390,00050kgLe400,000
Premier parboiled riceLe 215,00025kgLe 220,000
Honey parboiled riceLe 450,00050kgLe 450,000
Honey parboiled riceLe 210,00025kgLe 220,000
riceLe 2,500cupLe 3,000
JPB broken riceLe 470,00050kgLe 480,000
JPB broken riceLe 235,00025kgLe 250,000
Thai jasmineLe 470,00050kgLe 490,000
Sierra riceLe50,0005kgLe 60,000
onionLe 330,000Big bagLe 350,000
onionLe 120,000Small bagLe 125,000
onionLe 10,0005 forLe 10,000
pepperLe 850,000Per bagLe 950,000
pepperLe 5000Per cupLe 7,000
Isablela instead fatfillied powder milkLe 1.200,00025kgLe 1.210,000
Classic instead milkLe 1.200,00025kgLe 1.210,000
Nido milkLe 280,000One big tinLe 250,000
Peak milkLe 270,000One big tinLe 250,000
sugarLe 450,00025kgLe 480,000
Palm oilLe 180,00020litLe 175,000
PaintLe 4,000PaintLe 6,000
Paddi ground nut oilLe 370,00020litLe 380,000
Paddi ground nut oilLe 15,00010litLe 185,000
Leo oilLe 385,00020litLe 355,000
Canola oilLe 150,0008litLe 150,000
Bama mayonnaiseLe 40,000Medium sizeLe 45,000
Jago mayonnaiseLe 38,000Medium sizeLe 35,000
Paddi mayonnaiseLe38,000Medium sizeLe35,000
Paddi maggieLe 25,0001packetLe 25,000
ongaLe 35,0001 packetLe 40,000
MaltinaLe 110,0001dozenLe 110,000
FantaLe 98,0002 dozenLe 98,000
CocacolaLe 98,0002 dozenLe 98,000
VimtoLe 150,0002 dozenLe 140,000
Vicco maltLe 195,002 dozenLe 200,000
maltamaxLe 155,0002 dozenLe 150,000
Super maltLe 240,0002 dozensLe 240,000
Power maltLe 230,0002 dozensLe 220,000
Mutzig beerLe 135,0001 dozenLe 125,000
SavannaLe 400,0001 cartoonLe 410,000
GuinnessLe 200,0001 dozensLe 220,000
Bittercola power drinkLe 45,0002 dozenLe 55,000
Gulf water bottleLe 25,000Medium sizeLe 25,000
Bravely water bottleLe 22,000Medium sizeLe 23,000
Grafton water bottleLe 60,000Medium sizeLe 60,000
GraftonLe 7,000SachetLe 7,000
Bitter colaLe 55.001.dozenLe45,000  
Pager ginLe 1.0001.dozenLe13,000  
Beef (cow)  Le 35,0001poundLe 40,000
Family careLe 5,000sachetLe 6000
bafaLe 5,000sachetLe 6000

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