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on August 31, 2018

Turkey breast prices rise as domestic supplies dwindle

Fresh tom breast meat prices were historically low in 2017, but declining output year-over-year is helping revive the market.

In the past three years, few meat and poultry items experienced price volatility like fresh tom breast meat. According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data, prices averaged nearly US$4.60 per pound in 2015, but dropped to an average of US$1.55 per pound in 2017. However, turkey breast prices…

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