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According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the price of frozen whole-bodied turkeys is 20.2% higher than last year and about 35% higher than the past 3-year average. released Another blow to US consumers on Monday “muscle” Next week’s Thanksgiving holiday hit.

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As the USDA reports, the average prices for fresh whole turkeys and frozen whole turkeys are $1.44 per pound and $1.35 per pound, respectively, both of which have declined marginally from last week, but are still high.

Number of live turkeys killed under federal oversight declined 6% from 2020 to 4.4 million years, USDA said, contributing to availability issues In stores across the country.

Turkeys were out of stock 61.1% at the end of October, according to IRI data, a 30 percent increase from the same period last year, and turkey supplier Butterball reported wall street journal that behind the shortage are “labour and supply challenges”.

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