10 Essential Noche Buena Food Items And Their Prices

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December has already arrived, and the festive air is everywhere.  Aside from holiday shopping for fashion and gadgets, every Filipino is also anticipating filling up on their Noche Buena food favorites. Many are already starting to list down the ingredients and planning trips to the grocery store.

To help budget their Christmas grocery expenses, consumers can check the Department of Trade and Industry’s e-Presyo, an online price monitoring system that contains a breakdown of both basic and season commodities.

While there are enticing Christmas baskets and grocery bundles, here are the suggested retail prices of some Noche Buena essentials as per DTI’s mandate.

1. Ham (1 kilogram)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Swift Jamon de Bola P345
Frabelle Jamon de Bola P320
Purefoods Jamon de Bola P315
King Sue Sweet Ham, Cooked P430.50

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2. Keso De Bola  (500 grams)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Ques – O De Bola P247.50
Che – Vital Cheese Balls P258.25
Danes Cheese Ball P269
Magnolia Queso De Bola P304
Magnolia Gold Edam Cheeseball P410

3. Elbow and salad macaroni (1 kilogram)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Sunshine Elbow and Salad Macaroni P68.25
Amigo Segurado Elbow Macaroni P69
Fiesta Elbow and Salad Macaroni P69
Ideal Gourmet Elbow and Salad Macaroni P84.90
Royal Elbow and Salad Macaroni P88
Del Monte Elbow and Salad Macaroni P91.80
La Filipina Elbow Macaroni P93.45

4. Spaghetti sauce (1 kilogram)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauce Pinoy Party Style P64.50
UFC Spaghetti Sauce – Supermarket P64.50
Amigo Segurado – Sweet Blend Style and Italian Style P68
Clara Ole – Filipino Style P69.75
Del Monte Spaghetti – Filipino Style P73.40
Royal Sweet Spaghetti Sauce P68

5. Tomato sauce (1 kilogram)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
UFC Tomato Sauce – Supermarket P60.80
Clara Ole Tomato Sauce P61.75
Amigo Segurado Tomato Sauce P62
Hunt’s Tomato Sauce P62.50
Del Monte Tomato Sauce – Filipino Style P65.50

6. Pasta (1 Kilogram)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Sunshine Spaghetti P56.25
El Real Spaghetti P57
La Filipina Spaghetti P87.10
Ideal Gourmet Spaghetti P88

7. Fruit Cocktail

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Seasons Tropical Fruit Cocktail (822 g) P181.10

Dole Tropical Fruit Cocktail (822 g)

P71.50
Today’s Mixed Fruits (836 g) P68.10
Del Monte Fiesta in Extra Light Syrup (836 g) P69.45

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8. Mayonnaise (470 grams)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Best Food Regular Mayonnaise Mayo Magic (Pouch) P90.50
Best Food Regular Mayonnaise Mayo Magic (Bottle) P101.50
Lady’s Choice Regular Mayonnaise (Pouch) P152
Eden Mayo P164
Best Food Regular Mayonnaise (Bottle) P178.50
Lady’s Choice Regular Mayonnaise (Bottle) P170

9. Sandwich spread (220 milligrams)

brand / variant Suggested Retail Price
Best Food Sandwich Spread (Pouch) P50
Best Food Sandwich Spread (Bottle) P57
Eden Sandwich Spread (Stand-up Pouch) P59.85
Lady’s Choice Sandwich Spread (Pouch) P63.50
Eden Sandwich Spread P67
Lady’s Choice Sandwich Spread (Bottle) P72.50
Lady’s Choice Sandwich Spread Chicken, Ham (Pouch) P86
Lady’s Choice Sandwich Spread Chicken, Ham, Tuna, Bacon (Bottle) P95

10. Creamer 

brand / variant Unit Suggested Retail Price
Alaska Crema 250ml P43
Nestle All Purpose Cream 250ml P52
Nestle Thick Cream 300g P69
Angel Krem Queso 370ml P55
Angel Kremdensada 410ml P46.50

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