News and analysis for the global poultry industry.
Consumer Trends / Coronavirus
on April 29, 2020

COVID-19 plant closures begin to affect meat retail

Consumers are having a harder time locating some items.

Beef and chicken, the two largest proteins, saw the largest increases in terms of dollars during the week of April 19 versus the comparable week in 2019. In absolute dollars, beef sold an additional $126 million despite going up against the 2019 Easter sales bump, with ground beef generating 62%…

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