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Jan 29, 2015

Meat Market Update | Huge increase in fresh beef imports

High beef prices and the higher value of the dollar are definitely attracting imports. This year we have seen an enormous increase in imports of fresh beef. The latest report of Imported Meat Passed for Entry into the U.S. for January 17 showed 24,230 metric tons of fresh beef were important. That equates to over 53 million lbs. for that week alone....More
Jan 22, 2015

Meat Market Update | Both price & sales volume are up in 2015

The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice cutout which includes all types of sales was $6.70 higher and there were 6,325 total loads sold....More
Jan 15, 2015

Meat Market Update | Sales see boost as retailers restock shelves

Sales are usually good right after the holidays as retailers switch back to more beef items. There were 6,639 total loads sold which was 1,678 loads higher than the previous week. Loads sold was almost exactly the same as last year, as retailers once again aggressively restock shelves after the holidays....More
Jan 8, 2015

Meat Market Update | Beef trimmings on the rise since 2013

One of the most important items in the box beef trade for 2014 was that the price of "ninety percent trimmings" began a very significant meteoric climb in prices in December 2013....More

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