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

Everything is available and at a price. Fruit is crazy expensive we buy a lot of frozen fruit on the military base and get affordable fruit fix with smoothies. - Mar 2019


Everything is available. We have access to the military bases so you can get anything there. Locally the stores are usually small but have what you need. There are Costcos as well. There are several grocery stores within walking distance from the compound of varying price and quality. There is a popular grocery delivery service with an English app called Honest Bee. Fruit and veg are ridiculously expensive but high quality. Like $8 or more for a small containers of berries , $2 per apple, $5 for like four sticks of asparagus....at the cheap stores. My kids get in trouble if they waste fruits or veg! :) - Jun 2018


You can find any kind of ingredient or product here, either by going to a store or via delivery, either from the store itself or through a service like Honestbee. Amazon.jp is also very useful, although you have to be careful not to get charged insanely for imported items. Grocery prices are on par with to 25% higher than the more expensive areas of the US. This is not an inexpensive city! - Mar 2018


Very expensive. - Mar 2017


Pretty expensive on the local market but you can find just about anything. Many people travel to the nearby military bases for better prices. - Feb 2014


Japanese supplies are expensive, but we have access to the military base commissary and a store on the compound which offers products at a decent price. - Apr 2013


Expensive, but you can buy food at good prices at the military base. - Jan 2011


Groceries are slightly more expensive than in the U.S.if you shop at the commissary/on the base, then you can get things at a more reasonable price. - Oct 2008


Everything is widely available but expensive on the local economy. If you have access to the military commissaries, prices are pretty good and you can get most things. Locally, there are several markets that are geared towards foreigners and stock many foreign good but they are quite expensive. Local markets are the best choice for produce which is very expensive but delicious! - Jan 2008


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