The Dish Market Report, October 18, 2021

Top of Mind News

 

Poultry

Chicken market is low as we approach the slow time of the year. Jumbo wings were own with increased availability. Medium and small wings stayed steady.

Beef

Limited availability depending on grade. Strips, tenders and ribs, are levelling in price.

Pork

Retail demand drove lift in pork butts. Bellies should be close to their peak.

The Sea

Seafood

Alaska snow crab quota has been cut 88% while domestic shrimp is in good supply. Cod quotas will be announced shortly with reductions for 2022.

The Garden

Produce

There are constraints on value-added and processed items. The shortage on labor continues to affect the market.

The Kitchen Sink

Dairy

Natural mozzarella and processed cheese was up due to increasing demand and labor shortages. Egg market is down with large supply and flat demand.

Grain

Wheat has been increasing since July, up 75%. Canola oil trends higher.

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