In this analytic information, we have reported the price of rice in Nigeria in 2021 from different dealers and brands operating within and outside Nigeria.
Both the current price of local rice and foreign rice in Nigeria from different brands and dealers have been analytically explained in this article.
The type of rice covered on this page includes; Parboiled rice, Ofada Rice, organic rice, and every other type. The brands covered include; Mama’s Pride, Caprice, Royal Stallion, Mama Gold, and many more.
Current Rice Market Prices Per Bags
How Much is Rice per Bag in Nigeria 2021
Rice price in Nigeria per bag depends on so many market factors. Rice has no fixed price that is common for all brands because each brand of rice has a different price tag depending on the size.
How much is a bag of rice in Nigeria 2021? A bag of rice in Nigeria ranges from Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000) to Thirty Five Thousand Naira (N35,000) for local and foreign rice. Check below for accurate prices per brand and bag size.
But for us to make it helpful, it is important to break down the price by brand and per bag size (2kg, 5kg, 10kg, 15kg, 20kg, 25kg, and 50kg) as analyzed below.
How Much is 50kg Bag of Rice in Nigeria?
The current price of a 50kg foreign rice in Nigeria falls between ₦28,000 to ₦38,000 while the current price of a 50kg local rice in Nigeria falls between ₦18,500 ₦27,000.
Below is the breakdown of the current rice price in Nigeria per 50kg bag by brand;
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|Brand||50kg Bag Price in Nigeria|
|CAP Rice||₦24,000 to ₦26,000|
|Labana Rice||₦21,500 to ₦23,000|
|Oba Farm Rice||₦ 26,500 to ₦28,500|
|Destoned Ofada Rice||₦21,500 to ₦24,000|
|Brown Ofada Rice||₦29,000 to ₦34,000|
|Ebonyi Special Rice||₦26,000 to ₦28,500|
|Onion Rice||₦20,000 to ₦23,500|
|Mama’s Pride Rice||₦22,500 to ₦26,000|
|Mama’s Pride (Premium Parboiled) Rice||₦24,000 to N27,500|
|Big Bull Stone Rice||₦24,000 to ₦28,500|
|HAB Premium Parboiled Rice||₦20,000 to ₦23,000|
|Royal Stallion Rice||₦23,000 to ₦26,000|
|Mama Gold Rice||₦24,500 to ₦26,000|
|Tomato Kings Rice||₦26,500 to ₦28,500|
***more have been listed below***
Check below for the prices of 5kg, 20kg, 25kg, etc., a bag of rice for all brands of rice in Nigeria.
How Much is a 25kg Bag of Rice in Nigeria?
The price of 25kg foreign or local rice in Nigeria ranges from N10,500 to N20,000 as explained below.
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|Brand||25kg Price in Nigeria|
|Royal Stallion||₦12,500 to ₦18,500|
|Mama’s Pride Premium Parboiled Rice||₦12,500 to ₦18,500|
|Big Bull Premium Rice||₦12,500 to ₦16,500|
Price of 2kg, 5kg, 10kg, and 20kg
Below is the summarized price of rice in Nigeria in 2021 per 1kg, 2kg, 5kg, 10kg, 20kg, and so on. Check more prices below.
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|Royal Stallion||10kg||₦4,500 to ₦8,500|
|Royal Stallion Rice||5kg||₦2,500 to ₦4,000|
|Mama’s Pride Parboiled Rice||5kg||₦2,500 to ₦4,500|
|Cap Rice||10kg||₦4,000 to ₦17,500|
|Herbsconnect Organic Black Rice||300g||₦2,900 to ₦5,200|
|Mama’s Pride Parboiled Rice||10kg||₦4,900 to ₦8,000|
|Arike Ofada Rice||5kg||₦5,500 to ₦6,500|
|Aani Premium Basmati Rice||10kg||₦12,500 to ₦15,500|
|Lal Qilla Basmati Rice||5kg||₦1400 to ₦16500|
|Mama Gold Semolina||10kg||₦4500 to ₦8500|
|Laila Brown Basmati Rice||2kg||₦5500 to ₦7000|
|Perchams Organic Brown Rice||5kg||₦4500 to ₦6500|
|Extra Coarse Bulgur Rice||1000g X2||₦3000 to ₦6500|
|Maharani Indian Basmati Rice||5kg||₦6900 to ₦8000|
|Tropical Sun Natural Brown Basmati Rice||2kg||₦3000 to ₦5500|
|Nu’eden Ofada Rice||2kg||₦2300 to ₦3500|
|Local Ofada Rice||5kg||₦4500 to ₦8000|
Where to Buy Cheap Rice in Nigeria 2021?
From the price analysis above, local rice is far cheaper than foreign rice (imported rice). Imported rice is expensive because of the shipping cost included during importations.
If you want to buy cheap price, then go for local rice. You can visit local rice meals to buy the rice directly from the farmers.
Some of the best states and localities to buy affordable local rice in Nigeria directly from the farmers includes;
- Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
- Patigi, Kwara State
- Kebbi State
- Benue State
- Ondo State
- Niger State
- Kaduna State
- Kano State
- Ekiti State
- Jigawa State
- Rivers State
- Ogun State
- Cross River State
- Akwa Ibom State
But if you wish to go for foreign rice, then always buy it directly from wholesalers/rice dealers or from online shops like Jumia, Jiji, and so on.
Rice Market Price in Nigeria 2021
Generally, statistics have revealed that rice is one of the most consumed food items in Nigeria after garri, beans, and so on.
Because of the higher rate of rice consumption and the higher demand for rice in Nigeria, the price of rice is always on the higher side.
Mostly, the cost of rice in the Nigerian rice market depends on brand, quantity, economy, and season.
The cost of rice in Nigeria tends to be higher during festive seasons like the Christmas/end of the year celebrations.
What is the market price of rice in Nigeria? The wholesale market price of rice ranges from Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000) to Thirty-Five Thousand Naira (N35,000) per 50kg bag.