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Why the price of chicken wings has taken flight

Production ramping up, but ‘chickens only come with two wings’.

September 9, 2021
By CBC News


For many, they have been a pandemic comfort food, as well as some of the first meals eaten with friends when pubs and restaurants opened up this summer.

While chicken wings may look deliciously simple on a plate, serving them has become a more complex and pricey proposition recently.

In the wake of higher prices for poultry, chicken feed and canola oil — not to mention the vagaries of international shipping — restaurants say dishing out this pub favourite is becoming more expensive.


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