Beef prices are up 20% since last yearóhereís why

 

Nicolas Vega, CNBC

Nov 18 2021

 

Inflation is surging, and consumersí finances are feeling the pinch from all angles. One product in particular thatís become more expensive: beef.

 

The price of beef and veal increased 20.1% between October 2020 and October 2021, recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. Itís far outpacing the increasing price of pork, which is 14.1% more expensive than it was at this time last year.

 

Hereís whatís causing beef prices to skyrocket, and why experts believe there might be relief coming around the corner.

 

How much more expensive has beef gotten? ...

 

Why has beef gotten so expensive? ...

 

Is the government doing anything about it? ...

 

What does the future look like? ...

 

How can consumers find good deals in the meantime? ...

 

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