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Unread 11-25-2011, 06:22 PM   #1
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Default Prices for pork been down?

It's been a little while since I've bought pork butts (but not THAT long), but I was shocked today when I called up RD in Indianapolis and they told me their bone-in pork butts were $1.49/lb and CASE price was only $1.36/lb.

Seems to me that's a pretty farkin good price!


Anyone else noticed pork being down? I'm wondering if it's just because it's the end of the "season"?


Even briskets were only $2.44/lb.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 07:57 PM   #2
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very good price ,but bacon still high
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Pork is normally always down in December. At least in California. I've always assumed it had to do with the demand for holiday tamales.
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^^^^and gas is down a bit
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Cheapest we ever get pork shoulders out here is $1.49/lb and I haven't seen that in a while. Briskets we can find for $1.99/lb about every 60 days on sale
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I'm worried about beef prices next summer. I'm not in a real beef region and I hope that it won't get ugly. Good ribeyes are already $6.99 to 7.99 a pound. As far as pork, it's been ok for the most part. It's up, but not ridiculously so. Costco boston butts are about $1.89 here. I'd really love to have more beef this year.
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Just bought a case of bone-in butts from RD last week at $1.37 lb. The last time I bought some they were $1.57 lb. Not quite the $0.99 I was paying last year, but every little bit helps.
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