Grocery Prices In Ghana

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What Is Grocery?

A Grocery Store, grocery shop or simply grocery is a store that primarily retails a general range of food products, which may be fresh or packaged.

How Did Grocery Stores Start?

Beginning as early as the 14th century, a grocer (or “purveyor”) was a dealer in comestible dry goods such as spices, peppers, sugar, and (later) cocoa, tea, and coffee. Because these items were often bought in bulk, they were named after the French word for wholesaler, or “grossier”.

What Are Grocery Products?

Grocery Items … Food and foodstuffs, green groceries, beverages and household goods usually prepackaged or measured into quantities for household use from containers made for retail grocery or baking sales and not generally suitable for immediate consumption by the purchaser.

How Does A Grocery Store Work?

Grocery stores provide a service. They don’t typically sell a product of their own unless they have a large prepared foods section. Once those products make it to the local store, it’s up to that store’s manager and team members to provide the services and resources that attract new customers and retain loyal ones.

What Does A Grocery Shop Sell?

Supermarket, large retail store operated on a self-service basis, selling groceries, fresh produce, meat, bakery and dairy products, and sometimes an assortment of nonfood goods.

Why Are Grocery Stores Important To Society?

They provide the day-to-day products that help society function. Communities also need to provide social service resources efficiently to those in need. Let’s consider how adopting a grocery store model could help communities provide easy access to services for all.

What Is The Nature Of Grocery Store?

Grocery stores are a destination for consumers who need to purchase food and household products for both everyday use and special occasions. The wide selection of products and brands, as well as high inventory levels, allow consumers to shop the goods that their household may need for a significant period of time.

How Big Is A Grocery Store?

The average grocery store size is currently 38,000 square feet, with small formats ranging in size between 12,000 square feet and 25,000 square feet, and even smaller in urban markets. Retail as a whole has focused on reducing footprints for a decade, chiefly to manage cost and profitability.

Advantages Of Grocery Stores:

Availability: The first and most obvious benefit of a supermarket is that customers can get all of their goods under one roof, which saves a lot of time. In the absence of supermarkets, customers would have to go to multiple locations to buy vegetables, groceries, and other daily necessities, and we all know that commuting from one location to another, especially in metros, can be time-consuming and frustrating.

Variety: Another advantage is that a consumer has more options for the same product. For example, if you want to buy soap, a shopkeeper in a retail store will give you 1 or 2 options, whereas, in a supermarket, you will have 8 to 10 options of different brands of soap, allowing you to choose the best product for your convenience and wishes. In simple words, just as a full buffet of food allows you to sample a wide range of foods, supermarkets allow you to shop for a wide range of products all under one roof.

Promotional Schemes: Supermarkets run various promotional schemes from time to time in the form of discounts, cash-backs and contests, which makes shopping a rewarding experience, whereas small retail shops do not have any such schemes.

Accessibility: Super Markets are located at prime locations in a city which enables them to attract many customers and increase their profitability. 

No Bad Debts: As Supermarkets do not offer products on credit, there is no chance of bad debts. By doing so, supermarkets save themselves from incurring losses.

Grocery Prices In Ghana:

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter)3.80 ₵
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g)2.15 ₵
Rice (white), (0.10 kg)1.34 ₵
Eggs (regular) (2.40)2.78 ₵
Local Cheese (0.10 kg)7.69 ₵
Chicken Fillets (0.15 kg)4.99 ₵
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)5.30 ₵
Apples (0.30 kg)6.06 ₵
Banana (0.25 kg)2.67 ₵
Oranges (0.30 kg)3.41 ₵
Tomato (0.20 kg)3.13 ₵
Potato (0.20 kg)3.49 ₵
Onion (0.10 kg)1.40 ₵
Lettuce (0.20 head)1.51 ₵

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g)0.86 ₵
Rice (white), (0.25 kg)3.34 ₵
Eggs (regular) (2.40)2.78 ₵
Chicken Fillets (0.20 kg)6.66 ₵
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)3.53 ₵
Apples (0.25 kg)5.05 ₵
Banana (0.25 kg)2.67 ₵
Oranges (0.15 kg)1.71 ₵
Tomato (0.20 kg)3.13 ₵
Potato (0.20 kg)3.49 ₵
Onion (0.10 kg)1.40 ₵
Lettuce (0.10 head)0.76 ₵