January 29, 2013

Super Bowl alert: Chicken wings will cost you

When it comes to the Super Bowl, there’s lots of chatter about the millions of dollars spent on ads and the sky-high price of tickets. But what will really hurt your wallet come game day? Chicken wings. Every year, the cost of the beloved game-time grub shoots up at the end of January as restaurants gear up to feed the masses for the NFL’s big showdown. Prices usually go down soon after. But that drop never happened last year, because sweeping droughts in the Midwest drove up feed prices, agricultural experts say. As a result, the price of chicken farming, and therefore wings, has been gradually increasing. Read More 


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