Note - For your easy understanding and comparison during shopping, remember:
  1. $1 per pound (16 ounces) = ¢6.25 per ounce ~ Rs.150 per Kg
  2. $1 per gallon (128 fluid ounces) = ¢0.78 per fluid ounce ~ Rs.18 per Litre
  3. $1 ~ Rs.67
  4. $3 ~ Rs.200

For comparison, the federal (national) minimum wage is $7.25/hour ~ Rs500/hour

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Healthy Cooking Oils -

  1. Coconut Oil (LouAna Brand) (30 ounce Twin Pack, x2) - $0.166 per fluid ounce = Rs.376 per Litre
  2. Cow Ghee (SWAD Brand) (1 pound pack) - $0.7 per fluid ounce = Rs.1584 per Litre


Milk -

  1. Whole Milk (Dhoodh) (Great Value Brand) - $2.65 per gallon = Rs.47 per Litre
  2. Skimmed 2% Fat Milk (Patla Dhoodh) - $2.16 = Rs.38 per Litre


Fruits (No Sugar Added) -
(Watch Out! Seasonal Discounts can be huge in this Category)

  1. Apples (Seb) - $1.185 per lb = Rs.176 per Kg (Sometimes available @ 33% discount)
  2. Black Grapes (Kaale Angoor) - $2.48 per lb = Rs.368 (Sometimes available @ 60% discount)
  3. Oranges (Organic) (Santra) - $2 per pound = Rs.300 per Kg
  4. LIMES (Choona) -  $1.33 per pound = Rs.200 per Kg
  5. LEMONS (Neembu) - $1.19 per pound = Rs.178 per Kg
  6. Mango (Aamb) - $1.29 per piece = Rs.xxx per Kg
  7. Bananas (Kele) -  $0.69 per pound = Rs.101 per Kg
  8. Cantaloupe (Kharbooja)$0.69 per pound = Rs.101 per Kg  (Sometimes available @ 12% discount)
  9. Green Grapes (Angoor) -  $1.98 per pound = Rs.297 per Kg
  10. Pears (Naashpati)$1.27 per pound = Rs.190 per Kg
  11. Pear Halves (Packed in Cans) (Great Value Brand) - $1 per pound = Rs.150 per Kg
  12. Pineapple Tidbits (Packed in Cans) (Great Value Brand) - $0.63 per pound = Rs.94 per Kg
  13. STRAWBERRIES - $2.38 per pound = Rs.357 per Kg
  14. BLUEBERRIES - $3.23 per pound = Rs.485 per Kg
  15. RASPBERRIES - $3.23 per pound = Rs.485 per Kg
  16. BERRY MEDLEY - $3.88 per pound = Rs.582 per Kg


Toppings -

  1. Slicing Tomatoes (Tamatar) - $1.58 per pound = Rs.235 per Kg
  2. Roma Tomatoes (Tamatar) - $1.99 per pound = Rs.300 per Kg
  3. Yellow Onions (Pyaaz) - $0.98 per lb = Rs.146 per Kg
  4. Bell Peppers (Shimla Mirch) - $0.88 per pack = Rs.xxx per Kg
  5. Cucumbers (Kheera) -  $1.44 – pack of 2

Vegetables -

  1. Coleslow (Shredded Lettuce Mix) - $1.85 per pound = Rs.265 per Kg
  2. Cilantro (Dhaniya) - $0.88 per pack = Rs.xxx per Kg
  3. Green Cabbage (Patta Ghobee) - $0.68 per pound = Rs.100 per Kg 
  4. Collard Greens (Haak) - $1.24 per pack = Rs.xxx per Kg
  5. Kale Greens - $1.24 per pack = Rs.xxx per Kg
  6. Iceberg Lettuce (Salaad) - $1.38 per pound = Rs.205 per Kg
  7. Carrots (Organic) (Gaajar) - $3 per pound = Rs.450 per Kg
  8. Lentils/Legumes/Beans/Peas (Great Value & Jack Rabbit Brand) (1lb pack) - $1 to $2 per pound = Rs.150 to Rs.300 per Kg
  9. Lentils/Legumes/Beans/Peas (Great Value Brand) (3.875lb pack) - $0.66 onwards = Rs.95 per Kg onwards
  10. Celery - $1.24 per 1 large pack = Rs.85 per 1 large pack
  11. Avocados - $0.68 each = Rs.46 each
  12. Yams - $1 per pound = Rs.150 per Kg


Spices & Tastemakers -

  1. Seasoning (Creole Blend) (Zatarain's Brand) (17 ounces Pack) - $2.43 per pound = Rs.264 per Kg
  2. Taco Mix Seasoning (Ortega Brand) (24 ounces Pack) - $3 per pound = Rs.300 per Kg
  3. Salt (Great Value Brand) (Iodized) (26 ounces Pack) - $0.33 per lb = Rs.50 per Kg
  4. Ginger Root (Adrak) - $3.48 per pound = Rs.517 per Kg
  5. Garlic (Lassan) (1.25 lbs Pack) - $3.98 per pack = Rs.473 per Kg
  6. Indian Spices/Seasoning (Multiple Mixes) (Multiple Brands) - $8.6 to $11.4 per pound = Rs.1290 to Rs.1707 per Kg
  7. Cheese (Great Value Brand) (Fiesta Blend) (2.27kg Pack) - $2.8 per pound = Rs.412 per Kg
  8. Ricotta Cheese (Crystal Farms) (2lb Pack) - $2 per pound = Rs.300 per Kg
  9. Apple Cider Vinegar (Sirka) - $0.75 per fluid ounce = Rs.118 per Litre
  10. Pure Cocoa (Great Value Brand) - $1 per pound = Rs.150 per Kg
  11. Butter (Great Value Brand) -  ($2.48 – 4 sticks)


Sauces & Pastes -

  1. Tomato Puree (Great Value Brand) (29 ounces pack) - $0.7 per pound = Rs.105 per Kg
  2. Pasta Sauce (Hunt's Brand) - $1 per 24 ounces (1.5lb) = Rs.100 per Kg
  3. Tomato Sauce (Hunt's Brand) - $1 per 24 ounces (1.5lb) = Rs.100 per Kg
  4. Mustard Sauce (Koop's Brand) - $1 per 24 ounces (1.5lb) = Rs.100 per Kg
  5. Alfredo Sauce (Classico's Brand) - $3.2 per 24 ounces (1.5lb) = Rs.320 per Kg
  6. Peanut Butter (Creamy) (Great Value Brand) (40 ounces pack) - $1.75 per pound = Rs.263 per Kg
  7. Premium Honey (Great Lakes RAW Brand) (24 ounces pack) - $4.33 per pound = Rs.652 per Kg
  8. Hershey's Chocolate Syrup (Sugar Free) (17.5 ounces pack) - $2.725 per pound = Rs.409 per Kg
  9. Pure Maple Syrup (Jasper's Brand) - $8 per pound - Rs.1200 per Kg
  10. Smoked Hickory (Kraft's Brand) (2.5lb pack) - $0.788 per pound = Rs.118 per Kg
  11. Guacamole (YUCATAN Brand) - $4 per pound = Rs.600 per Kg
  12. Indian Chutneys (SWAD Brand) (Garlic, Ginger, Coriander, Coconut, Tamarind, etc) (7.5 ounces pack) - $9.36 per pound = Rs.1400 per Kg
  13. Indian Sauces (Multiple Brands) (Madras Curry, Butter Masala, Tandoori, etc) (12 ounces pack) - $7.5 per pound = Rs.1125 per Kg

 

Common Powdered Ingredients -

  1. Sugar (Great Value Brand) (25lb Pack) - $0.48 per pound = Rs.72 per Kg
  2. Stevia (Liquid) (160 servings pack) (Great Value Brand) (9.8 ounces Pack) - $8.13 per pound = Rs.1210 per Kgservings pack) (Great Value Brand) (1.68 ounces Pack) - $1.63 per ounce = Rs. 3760 per Litre
  3. Stevia (Powdered) (160 servings pack) (Great Value Brand) (9.8 ounces Pack) - $8.13 per pound = Rs.1210 per Kg
  4. Cofee (Medium Roast) (100% Arabica Beans) (Sam's Choice Brand) (40 ounce Pack) - $3.175 per pound = Rs.475 per Kg

Soft Drinks & Juices -

  1. Diet COLA (2 Litres Packaging) - $0.01 per fluid ounce = Rs.23 per Litre
  2. Diet Coke (Caffeine Free) (2 Litres Packaging) - 0.028 per fluid ounce = Rs.50 per Litre
  3. Orange Juice (Great Value Brand) - $0.028 per ounce


Desserts -
  1. Indian Sweet Cheeseballs (Gulabjamun & Rossogolla) (1Kg Pack) - $3.18 per pound = Rs.478 per Kg

Snacks -

  1. Nachos (Cheese Tortilla Chips) (Medallion Brand) (Naturally Flavoured) (9.625 ounce Packaging) - $0.1 per ounce = Rs.241 per Kg
  2. Popcorn (Premade) (Brim's Brand) - $0.1 per ounce = Rs.93 per Kg
  3. Potato Chips (Home Style Select Brand) - $0.16 per ounce = Rs.56 per Kg
  4. Cashews Havles & Pieces (Salted & Roasted) - (Great Value Brand) (24 ounce pack) - $6 per pound =  Rs.900 per Kg
  5. Wasabi coated Green Peas (Hapi Brand) -  $7.23 per pound = Rs.1085 per Kg
  6. Peanuts (Dry Roasted & Salted) (Great Value Brand) -  $2.72 per pound = Rs.390 per Kg
  7. Walnut Halves & Pieces (Fischer Brand) - $4.95 per pound = Rs.741 per Kg
  8. ALMONDS (roasted & salted) - $6.835 per pound = Rs.1025 per Kg
  9. ALMONDS (whole, natural & organic) - $5.98 per pound = Rs.900 per Kg
  10. PISTACHIOS (with shell) - $6.65 per pound = Rs.950 per Kg
  11. PISTACHIOS (without shell, internal nut meat only) - $12.213 per pound = Rs.1830 per Kg
  12. RAISINS (Sun Maid Brand) (20 ounce pack) - $2.625 per pound = Rs.395 per Kg
  13. PITTED DATES (Sun Sweet Brand) - $5.56 per pound = Rs.835 per Kg
  14. Asian Instant Noodles (Multiple Brands) (~50g per Pack) - $4 per pound = Rs.600 per Kg
  15. Indian Cuisines (Multiple Dishes) (Ready to Eat) (Different Brands) (200g to 300g Packs) - 3.86 to $4.2 per pound = Rs.580 to Rs.633 per Kg
  16. South Indian Cuisine Powders (Add Water) - $7.25 per pound = Rs.1092 per Kg


Stomach Fillers -

  1. White Bread (Round Top) (Great Value Brand) (20 ounce Pack) - $0.785 per pound =  Rs.118 per Kg
  2. Rotis (Chapatis) (Malaysian Parontha) (SWAD Brand) (5 count Pack) - $2.25 per pound = Rs.337 per Kg
  3. Tortillas (Nuevo Leon Brand) (24 count Pack) - $0.88 per pound = Rs.169 per Kg
  4. Long Grain White Rice (Pampa Brand) (2lb Pack) - $0.5 per pound = Rs.75 per Kg
  5. Long Grain Enriched Rice (Great Value Brand) (20lb Pack) - $0.446 per pound = Rs.67 per Kg
  6. BROWN RICE (Organic) (6 pound bag) - $1.66 per pound = Rs.250 per Kg
  7. OATS (Quaker Brand) (42 ounce pack) - $1.35 per pound = Rs.203 per Kg
  8. All Purpose Flour (Great Value Brand) (5lb Pack) - $0.344 per pound = Rs.51.6 per Kg

Pizza -

  1. Pizza Crust with Pizza Sauce (Mia Brand) (1 ounce Twin Pack, x2) - $1.99 per pound = Rs.296 per Kg
  2. Pepperoni Pizza Crust with Mozzarella Cheese and Pizza Sauce (Tony's Brand) (18.56 ounce Pack) - $2.155 per pound = Rs.323 per Kg
  3. Pizza Crust (Ultra Thin) (1 Pack) - $3.33 per pound = Rs.500 per Kg

Non-Vegetarian (Meats) -

  1. Eggs (18 Large Eggs Pack x2) (Twin Pack) - $0.066 per Egg = Rs.4.5 per Egg
  2. Chicken (Gold Leaf Brand) (Leg Quarters) (With Bone & Skin) (Water Added) - 36% Protein - $0.8 per lb = Rs.96 per Kg
  3. Chicken (Generic Non-Branded) (Breasts) (Boneless & Skinless) (Water Added) - 46% Protein - $1.99 per lb = Rs.296 per Kg
  4. Pork (Tyson Brand)  (With Bone & Skin) (Water Added) (Full Chicken Twin Pack, x2) - 36% Protein - $0.97 per lb = Rs.144 per Kg
  5. Pork (Superdale Brand) (Ham=Thigh) (With Bone & Skin) (Smoked, Ready to Eat) (Water Added) - 14.28% Protein - $1.48 per lb = Rs.218 per Kg 
  6. Shrimp (Multiple Brands) - $6.587 to $10.3 per lb = Rs.988 to Rs.1545 per Kg 

Food Prices in Indian Rupees per Kg/Litre in the USA.
Prices manually sourced from Walmart and Dollar Tree stores in Houghton, Michigan.

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