USA - Recession pushes retail meat sales

Findings from an annual retail meat survey reveal that despite the recession meat consumption increased in 2009, but spending was down as shoppers gravitated toward cheaper cuts and prices decreased overall.
Wednesday 10 March 2010 (7 years 11 months 8 days ago)
Findings from an annual retail meat survey reveal that despite the recession meat consumption increased in 2009, but spending was down as shoppers gravitated toward cheaper cuts and prices decreased overall.

According the the fifth annual joint study, the "Power of Meat," by the American Meat Institute and the Food Marketing Institute, 62 percent of shoppers whose household incomes were cut significantly altered their meat-buying habits, including eating more in-home cooked meals and eating out less.

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