What’s happening with Beef at Retail? These monthly articles leverage scanner data and other sources to inform retailers and other channel audiences on key beef industry trends and measures at retail. The topics may vary by month.
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We may be in the depths of winter, but grilling season will soon arrive. With that in mind, let’s look at retail beef sales patterns from past summers when consumers fired up their smokers and grills, as summer planning will soon be in full swing.
In 2018, retail beef demand has been strong! While that sounds good, what exactly does it mean? Is it because consumption has continued to increase since the tight supplies of 2015? Consumption has indeed been increasing, but this is only half the story…the other half is price.
Leveraging IRI/Freshlook retail scanner data, we can understand buying behavior at the meat case to determine America's Top 10 Beef Cuts at retail.