Protein Prices Rise
In 2011, retail prices went up 4.5% across the chicken category, according to the Nielsen Perishables Group. And, the chicken industry expects wholesale chicken prices will likely continue to rise in 2013. “We haven’t been able to pass on all the costs of feed. There are still some production adjustments going on. We’ll see more of those production adjustments take effect next year,” said Bill Roenigk, senior vice president, staff economist and market analyst, ...
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