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ANALYSIS: Ground Beef Pricing
Ground beef represents almost half of the beef consumption in the U.S. COMTELL tracks wholesale prices, along with everyday and retail ad prices for the category from a variety of sources. Wholesale ground beef values tend to be more volatile while...
This Week in Retail: Latest Consumer Price Data; Weekly Features Worth Noticing
Looking at the breakdown of retail buying opportunities this week, beef and seafood are tied for the top spot, each claiming 24.6 percent of protein ad volume. Pork accounts for 22.5 percent of feature activity, while chicken makes up 19.1 percent.
Latest CPI Data
The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) for November was released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showing the CPI unchanged during the month, following a 0.3 percent rise in October. The food index, however, rose 0.2 percent.
The index for food away from home rose 0.3 percent, which was the largest increase since...
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