Inflationary pressure, COVID worries impact meat purchases
Consumer demand and behaviors remain in flux in 2022.
The combination of 40-year high inflation and the upswing in COVID-19 cases moved more meals to the home in January 2022, at 82% of all meal occasions. This is the highest number since February 2021.
Restaurant takeout remained popular in January 2022, at 54% of shoppers having done so, but…