|Five stars on Amazon! Don't miss Talesmag's first book of essays, on cross-cultural food experiences from Mexico to Mongolia (plus recipes!)|
How would you describe the availability and cost of groceries and household supplies relative to your home country?
Groceries in general were not as bad as we thought it would be. You can find pretty much everything locally. Vegetables and fruits are awesome and cheese is just incredible. I have never had so much cheese in my life like we had in Togo. There are some things it is better to purchase from the U.S. of course since it will be cheaper. But for a family of two we used to spend about U$120 dollars at the supermarket per week including expensive cheese and meat. - Sep 27, 2017
Only shelf-stable milk. Limited, seasonal produce. Meats and cheeses cost more than in the U.S. but produce costs significantly less for most items. - Aug 13, 2015
Household supplies are expensive as are groceries purchased at local supermarkets. - May 29, 2014
expensive! esp. products made in USA , local vegetables are good price here but meat is very expensive. - Mar 27, 2011