Turkey prices are a THIRD higher than they were last year

Turkey prices are a THIRD higher than they were last year as Tesco’s standard large fresh whole bird rises from £22.47 to £29.96

  • Analysts Assosia found 40 のパーセント 113 turkey products cost more this year
  • The research covers the products on the shelves of all the major supermarkets
  • Asda’s frozen turkey product rose to 16.7 per cent and Waitrose’s by 27.5 パーセント
  • Turkey producers hit by a range of more expensive costs from fuel to processing
  • Turkey prices are a third higher than they were last year as the rush to buy a bird for クリスマス gathers momentum, 新しい数字は示しています.

    Fresh turkeys are going up the fastest with テスコ‘s finest British free-range turkey crown and standard large fresh whole turkey both rising 33.3 per cent from £22.47 last year to £29.96 now.

    Research by analysts Assosia for The Grocer found 40 のパーセント 113 fresh or frozen turkey products cost more this year than they did in the run up to Christmas last year.

    Fresh turkeys are going up the fastest with Tesco's finest British free-range turkey crown and standard large fresh whole turkey both rising 33.3 per cent from £22.47 last year to £29.96 now

    Fresh turkeys are going up the fastest with Tesco’s finest British free-range turkey crown and standard large fresh whole turkey both rising 33.3 per cent from £22.47 last year to £29.96 now

    Waitrose has upped the cost of an essential frozen large turkey by 27.5 per cent and a fresh breast crown by nine per cent

    Waitrose has upped the cost of an essential frozen large turkey by 27.5 per cent and a fresh breast crown by nine per cent

    The research covers the products on the shelves of all the major supermarkets.

    Among the most noteworthy increases was an 11.1 per cent rise for Tesco Finest free range Narragansett medium whole turkey.

    Asda’s frozen turkey products rose from 10.7 に 16.7 パーセント and even discounters, such as Iceland, Aldi and Lidl, have been forced to increase prices.

    Waitrose has upped the cost of an essential frozen large turkey by 27.5 per cent and a fresh breast crown by nine per cent.

    Turkey producers have been hit by a range of more expensive costs from fuel and processing, to labour shortages and the cost of feed.

    The Grocer said there is no sign of a shortage on the shelves, just higher prices.

    Around half of the price increases were for turkey crowns and 66.7 per cent for frozen products, added the report.

    Among the most noteworthy increases was an 11.1 per cent rise for Tesco Finest free range Narragansett medium whole turkey

    Among the most noteworthy increases was an 11.1 per cent rise for Tesco Finest free range Narragansett medium whole turkey

    It also warned of longer-term problems for suppliers who are under pressure from retailers to keep prices down.

    One poultry industry source told The Grocer it was ‘economically unviable to keep operating as many have had to this year

    追加しました: ‘The government’s seasonal visa scheme for poultry workers is just a sticking plaster and we will need a better way of attracting staff to the sector next year.

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