Canadian meat prices climb
By CBC NewsNews Consumer Issues
Restaurants, producers struggling with higher costs.
The prices for meat proteins have been climbing since the start of the year, and there’s no sign the upward pressure is going to lose its sizzle.
A combination of supply-chain disruptions, higher prices for the grain needed to feed livestock and increasing demand will impact not only consumers but some producers as well.
Experts say Canadians have already seen prices for chicken and pork go up by five per cent on average since the beginning of the year, and he expects beef prices to rise even higher this summer.
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