Retailers can expect to see competitive wholesale prices on beef, pork and chicken throughout the second quarter and beyond as record production of livestock and poultry continues. "We expect total meat supplies this year to reach record levels on a per capita basis," said a meat industry analyst who asked not to be named. According to various industry sources, beef production is expected to increase 2% over last year, pork about 3% to 4% and chicken by about 6%. "With these meat ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.