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Industry News & Trends / Business & Markets
on September 9, 2021

Inflationary pressure hits turkey ahead of Thanksgiving

Low supplies and resurgent demand is sparking a furious rally in turkey prices going into the fourth quarter of 2021.

Turkey prices are rising ahead of the 2021 holiday season. 

Shrinking production

The financial malaise blanketing the U.S. turkey industry since 2015 forced integrators to cut back production. This year, domestic producers are projected to slaughter between 5.5 and 5.6 billion pounds of live turkeys. That’s the lowest amount since…

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