BaconFrying(T).jpg Krasyuk/iStock/Thinkstock

Pork belly pricing starting to normalize

Cold supply bulking up will help right pricing, experts say

Bacon prices may have pigged out in August as the summer came to a close, but experts say the climb is already righting itself as demand slows and the cold supply bulks up.  

"Belly prices soared to record highs this summer but have fallen for the last 11 weeks or so,” said Dustin Baker, deputy director of economics and domestic production issues at the National Pork Producers Council. “On a weekly basis, belly prices last week [in late September] were 16% below where

All access premium subscription

Why Subscribe To SN Digital Access?


Digital Access gives you unlimited online access to our most premium news and analysis such as October 2016. This includes in-depth stories and insights from our team of editors and guest writers as well as free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more. In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.


Questions about your account or how to access content?
Contact: Desiree Torres [email protected]

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish