March 28, 2013

Consumer poultry prices experience temporary drop

The consumer price for poultry meats dropped slightly from January to February, in direct contrast to pork and beef, which both edged up. The estimated consumer price for poultry products – including broiler chicken and turkey – backed off by 0.2 percent, while the price of pork saw a 0.8 percent increase, and beef and veal saw a 0.4 percent increase during February, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Price Outlook released on March 25. Read More

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