Study: Recession Continues to Impact Meat Purchasing and Consumption Behaviors

The fifth edition of Power of Meat, a study released at the Annual Meat Conference by the American Meat Institute and the Food Marketing Institute, has found that the recession is continuing to impact food purchasing and consumption behavior, including the meat department.

ORLANDO — The fifth edition of Power of Meat, a study released Monday at the Annual Meat Conference here by the American Meat Institute and the Food Marketing Institute, has found that the recession is continuing to impact food purchasing and consumption behavior, including the meat department.

While the volume of meat consumed in 2009 was up significantly, dollars were lagging as shoppers opted for cheaper cuts and prices dropped during the year, the study said.

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