Despite shortages due to the Covid-19 epidemic disrupting grocery shelves and retailers’ supply chains, the average price of Thanksgiving dinners this year is down 4%.
The cost of Thanksgiving meals for 10 people averaged this year. 46.90, which is about 2 days lower than the 2019 price of 48.91. American Farm Bureau Federation. The Farm Bureau’s survey, now in its 35th year, is based on more than 230 cost surveys completed by shoppers in all 50 states. After adjusting for inflation, the bureau thinks Thanksgiving dinner costs about 18.
Bureau meals include all the arrangements: turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, peas with butter, peas, cranberry berry sauce and veggie trays, as well as a table dish with pumpkin pie and coffee for dessert.
The average price of this year’s Thanksgiving dinner is the lowest since 2010, Farm Bureau chief economist John Newton said in a statement. It attributes lower prices, in part, to the fact that retailers offer turkey prices as chickens. “Damage Leaders” Entice customers to buy. The disadvantage leader is the sales trick in which the store can sell a product to encourage customers to visit the store and buy more than just one item once there.
The average price of turkey is 7% lower than last year, at 1. 1.21 per pound. That’s about ડો 19 for a 16-pound turkey. When CNBC MAC compares prices in those 17 major grocery chains, B.J. And Kroger was offering free hens with qualified purchases. If you can’t get a turkey for free, go to CNBC. Mack found that out of the stores analyzed, some food lion sites offer the lowest prices per hen at 0.29 per pound.
In addition to turkey, the average price of whipped cream and sweet potatoes also saw a decline this year. Dinner rolls, cubed bread for stuffing and pumpkin pie mix have seen a slight increase in prices this year, the Farm Bureau found.
Although it’s hard to predict whether shoppers will start buying panic again, Newton says Turkey and other Thanksgiving staples “supply grocery stores in most parts of the country.”
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