Your Thanksgiving dinner will likely be pricier this year, but why?

As we inch closer to Fall, many consumers are looking toward their Thanksgiving dinner, and it will likely be a lot pricier this year than last.

Hormel Foods’ Jennie-O, the second-largest turkey processor, announced a 500 percent profit increase in the third quarter, due in part to a turkey population that took a hit this year thanks to High Pathogenic Avian Influenza.

USDA says fresh tom breast meat prices have reached more than $6.50 per pound, which is a $4.50 increase from two years ago.


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