The sector continues to be challenged by a lack of consistent labor. As manufacturing nearing capacity limits for some, suppliers are still struggling to keep up with demand.


Durum Wheat has been increasing and  is up 75% since July 2021. Drought and global demand are causing increase.

Harvest is getting underway for beans and corn and looking better than expected.


Natural and mozzarella markets were down. Processed cheese was up.

Butter are down with good supplies available. Shell eggs are down with mixed demand from retail and foodservice.


The market was unable to sustain these prices for another week. Consumer and buyer pressure pushed the price of almost every cut of beef down.

Rounds, chucks and strips continue to trend lower.


Fresh supply levels out as seasonal demand for butts continues to wane, and the market continues to fall. Bellies are back up.


Tenders and wings were down with more availability and sizing options.


Pasteurized crab meat is in short supply with no replacement opportunities until spring. Ports continue to experience major delays causing frozen seafood shortages.