South America Living

Grocery Shopping in Salta, Argentina & Price Chart of Items

The Bakery at the Super Vea in Salta, Argentina

Salta has a small ‘Shopping’ (Shopping Mall in English) complete with high-end shops, restaurants and the requisite McDonalds – but for those on a budget living in the area for an extended time, hitting the streets is the best way to find a bargain; there are rows and rows of shops in select areas:   Street Shopping in Salta

Thinking of moving to Salta and buying groceries plus what type of selection there is available is a primary concern? The Super Vea in Salta has all the basics plus many imported items such as chips, cheese, dried goods, condiments, wine and alcohol, etc. The prices below are for 2011. Prices have been converted from pesos to US dollars. At the time of conversion $1 USD equaled 4.1 pesos.

                  Prices of Commonly Purchased Items at the Super Vea in Salta

Get Your "Doritos Dips" Tortilla Chips Here!

Dried Fruits & Nuts at the Super Vea

Red Apples (1 kg) = $1.95 Whole Chicken = $4.70-$5.14 Bag of Milk (1 litre) = $1.00 Coke (3 litres) = $2.80
Suave Shampoo (750 ml) = $2.24 Orange Fanta (1.5 litre) = $1.80 Can of Peas = 60 cents Butter (200 g) = $1.80
Dambo Cheese (1 kilo) = $12.25 Gouda Cheese (1 kilo) = $7.80 Can of Corn = $1.30 Knorr Pkg Soup Mix (82 g) = 70 cents
Lettuce (1 kilo) = $2.20 Lay’s Potato Chips (500 g) = $2.60 Dried Pkg Pasta (500 g) = 70 cents Hiram Walker Vodka (100 cc) = $5.14
Red Wine (750 cc) = $1.70 – $9.30 Purified Water (5 litres) = $1.75 Mineral Water (5 litres) = $1.80 Bailey’s Original Irish Creme (750 ml) = $18.70

 
To take a quick walk-through of the store, watch this YouTube video:

Photographs & video by Molly McHugh, all rights reserved.




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