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Chicken Wing Prices Reach Record Highs
UB Consulting Takes a Fundamental Look at What’s Behind the Surge
Chicken wing prices have been at the forefront of the conversation for several weeks now. Why? Because wholesale spot market prices have reached record highs and are behaving in a non-seasonal manner. Historical price seasonality suggests strong buying commitments are made around the end of Q3 into the beginning of Q4 when prices reach their seasonal peak. These purchases are made in the middle of football season and get another seasonal bump into January prior to the Superbowl and March Madness. Yet, as we all know, 2020 has been a year in which historical behavior has been notably in disarray—and 2021 has begun in a similar manner with prices well over their seasonal averages.
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UB Consulting: Foodservice in Hindsight and Into the Future
Many predictions made back when the pandemic began became true for the protein industry. From the immediate assumption of a demand shift from foodservice to retail, or the...
The Latest Market Briefing is Here!
Breakdown the poultry, egg, red meat and seafood markets with exclusive analysis from UB Market Reporters
Urner Barry is the leading provider of protein market news and information in the food industry. Through daily canvasses of the trade and an unrivaled historical database, our analysts are uniquely positioned to report on the underlying conditions and significant disruptors to the market. In this Market Briefing, Urner Barry reporters outline the latest action in the commodity protein markets, highlighting seasonal factors, disruptors, and current supply and demand fundamentals...
UB Consulting: Assessing the Protein Landscape as 2020 Comes to a Close
In an attempt to close out a despairing year for the foodservice industry, we once again take a look at the indicators we have analyzed in past reports. Back in March 2020, industry estimates...
PODCAST: A Triumphant Return - UB Consulting with Angel Rubio
Former Market Reporter Angel Rubio returns to Urner Barry to start our new venture, Urner Barry Consulting. Providing custom white papers, presentations, targeted research reports, and much more, Urner Barry Consulting is here to provide unique solutions for your business...
UB Consulting Presents: The Other Side of COVID-19
The latest report from UB Consulting provides a look into what The Other Side of COVID-19 looks like for the protein industry.
Although each commodity’s foodservice dependence varies widely, the ripple effects across supply chains continue to be felt, from inconsistent supply availability and price volatility, rising unemployment and changing consumer behavior. UB Consulting has outlined the biggest impacts seen in the egg, red meat, chicken, and certain segments of the seafood value chain as well as a few things to watch out for as we move closer to the "other side" of this pandemic.
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UB Consulting: COVID-19 Retail and Feature Activity Report
The dynamic of the food commodities’ industry has changed dramatically over the last 8 weeks and will continue to change in the near, medium, and possibly long term. With the foodservice sector significantly shrunk, demand has naturally shifted from restaurants to grocery stores, causing price volatility during and after the first few weeks of the “Great Lockdown.” Such situations have been true with all market shocks over the years, but none of them have...
Urner Barry Introduces New Offering Designed to Help Companies via Strategic, Customized Consulting
Proud to welcome back Angel Rubio in new capacity as Economist for Urner Barry
March 20, 2020, Toms River, NJ – Urner Barry, the leading provider of protein market news and information in the food industry, is pleased to announce its newest offering designed to help customers develop better, data-driven business strategies through UB Consulting.
Brought to you by the leading commodity intelligence provider, UB Consulting offers unique insights using proprietary prices and trusted market indicators and statistics. The exclusive market perspective offered by our economists and analysts provides customers with premium insights into the datasets that....
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