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Chicken prices rising as inflation surges

Fresh or frozen chicken prices up over eight per cent.


September 16, 2021
By Yahoo Finance

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Inflation rose faster than expected in August.

Statistics Canada says the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 4.1 per cent on a year-over-year basis in August, more than the 3.9 per cent that was expected.

It’s also the fastest pace since March 2003 and up from 3.7 per cent in July.

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Food prices overall rose 2.7 per cent and the price of fresh or frozen chicken up 8.4 per cent.

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