Amsterdam - Post Report Question and Answers

How would you describe the availability and cost of groceries and household supplies relative to your home country?

We spend US$200-300 per week on groceries and household supplies for our family of four. Groceries (dry goods, produce and meats) are very expensive here. - Oct 2014

I spent about 70 Euros per week on groceries for a family of 3. The main grocery chain, Albert Heijn, has decent selection and prices and they are everywhere. Health/organic food can be found at BioMarkt, EkoPlaza, Marqt and other, smaller places. There are also weekly farmer's markets scattered across the city. We did go to the commissary (2 hours south) every few months to buy better quality paper towel and toilet paper and other food/products with brands that we preferred (e.g. Mexican food, cottage cheese, sour cream). - Jun 2014

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