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7 Markets to Buy Affordable Food Items in Port Harcourt

7 Markets to Buy Affordable Food Items in Port Harcourt mile one, oil mill market, creek road town market, iriebe market, igwuruta market,nchia market, mile three market,slaughter market
Creek road market

In the face of biting hardship and spiking cost of living across Nigeria, knowing where to buy affordable food items in your city is a necessity for most Nigerians, especially those from large families.

Here are a list of markets where you can buy affordable food items in the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

Oil Mill Market

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Oil Mill Market is one of the oldest markets in Port Harcourt. It is located around the Eleme Junction/Oil Mill Junction, along the Aba Express Way in Port Harcourt.

Oil Mill market offers divers goods, especially fresh food items at affordable rates.

You can buy all kinds of vegetables, fruits, rice, yam etc from the market at rates you cannot find in the heart of the city.

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An average tuber of yam cost between N2500 to N3000 inside city but you can find same tuber of yam for as low as between N1000 to N1500 at the yam zone of the Oil Mill Market.

Food items are generally more affordable in the market because traders bring goods from rural areas and the north to sell at whole sale rates to those who would later retail these goods at higher rates in the city.

Iriebe Okra Market and Yam Zoo

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The Iriebe Okra Market is located around the Iriebe junction, along the Aba Express Way in Port Harcourt.

It is one of the markets where you can buy affordable food items, especially green vegetables like Okra etc and yams.

Yams are particularly cheap here because its yam zone is one of the first point of discharge for traders bringing yams into Port Harcourt from the north.

The market also boasts of affordable and fresh vegetables as traders from Etche, Oyigbo and parts of Ndoki in Abia state bring in fresh items from the villages to sell here every week.

Town Market (Creek Road Market)

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Creek Road Market

The Town – Creek Road market is your number one spot for affordable fresh seafoods in Port Harcourt city.

Located along Creek road in the Township area of the city, the Creek road market boasts of affordable and fresh seafoods.

From fishes to shrimps, periwinkles, crabs, prawns and more, the creek road town market is your best bet in the city.

The market starts from the road side and spirals down to the shore of the Atlantic ocean which leads to Bonny Island and other riverine communities. These riverine communities are majorly into fishing and bring their catch to sell at the creek road market daily.

This makes this market the best place to have assorted seafoods at affordable rates in the city of Port Harcourt.

The Nchia – Eleme Market

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Rebuilt Nchia Market

The Nchia – Eleme market is located at Nchia, in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers state. Nchia is a bit off the city centre but only about 25km from Akpajo, Elelenwo and Woji Town.

The Nchia market offers variety of fresh food items and sells weekly. The market is a hub for villagers bring their goods from rural communities in Eleme, Okrika, Ogu bolo, Ogoni and Oyigbo areas. Hence, buying from these villagers directly makes the Nchia market one of the affordable markets to source food items in Rivers state.

Igwuruta Market

The Igwurata market is one of your best bet for affordable garri (cassava flour) in Port Harcourt.

The market is flooded by the Etche people, who are majorly famers. You must have heard of the term ”Etche Garri” . It is because the Etche and Omumma people of Rivers state have a special way of making the cassava floor that it earned them a name. The villagers bring fresh garri to the market every week and sell at affordable rates.

It is located at the Igwuruta roundabout, in Port Harcourt.

Mile One Market

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Mile One Rail Market

Arguably, one of the most popular markets in Rivers state, the Mile One market prides itself in offering assorted food items at affordable prices.

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The Mile one market has a section of it traded along Sangana street and Uyo street areas of Diobu. That area of the market sells from 5 am every day and offers different fresh food items at affordable rates.

Fruit Garden Market

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Port Harcourt Fruit Market

The Port Harcourt Fruit Garden Market is located at Kaduna street, at the Dline area of the state.

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It offers various kinds of fruits, including imported fruits like Apple etc.

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Rebuilt Fruit Market

It is one of the cheapest places to buy fruits in Port Harcourt.

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