AFBF: Market Intel - Thanksgiving Dinner Cost


November 16, 2017

Nashville, Tenn. (RFD-TV) American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Market Intelligence Director, John Newton, joined RFD-TV’s Mark Oppold during today’s “AFBF: Talk Back,” segment, discussing market trends as revealed in the “American Farm Bureau 32nd Annual Thanksgiving Price Survey.”

For this survey, analysts looked at the cost of dinner for ten people. The survey reports that the average cost is, $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last years cost of $49.87. Newton explained the fluctuation of costs and how that average cost is computed. He also informed viewers that the cost of Thanksgiving dinner is at a low, and is down for two consecutive years in a row.