Riga - Post Report Question and Answers

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

It's the EU, everything is available. Pretty much every product you can think of, even specialty items like Mexican chilis or real maple syrup can be found. Every food allergy is catered for, and the quantity and quality of gluten-free items is pretty impressive. The Riga Central Market is a great place for fresh produce and meats, and is not particularly expensive. - Mar 2022

You can get anything here, pretty much. Beef is not the greatest at the grocery store, but there is a specialty shop if you are craving steak. - Jul 2017

We can get just about anything we could possibly need here. The cost of food is generally cheaper than in the U.S., with the exception of some specialty items. We are vegan and have had no problems finding groceries and products to fit our lifestyle. - Sep 2016

Things were pretty expensive but the dollar is finally making a comeback. You can get most things, but there will be odd shortages at the grocery. Produce selection can be grim in winter. - Jul 2010

You can get almost anything here.there are plenty of grocery stores, prices are higher than an average US supermarket. - Aug 2008

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