Restaurants Binge on Chicken as Beef Prices Increase


Chain executives and suppliers say that chicken ​appeals to price-sensitive consumers, particularly younger ones who like bite-sized morsels. Restaurants have their own financial incentives to prioritize chicken. Boneless skinless chicken breast wholesale prices are about $1 a pound, roughly the same as a year ago, while beef prices have been rising. Read more here.


Author: The Wall Street Journal