Monthly Cold Storage Report...

Released on August 23rd by USDA

Total pounds of beef in freezers down 9 percent from last year

  

Total red meat supplies in freezers were up slightly from the previous month but down 8 percent from last year.

  • Total pounds of beef in freezers were down slightly from the previous month and down 9 percent from last year.
  • Frozen pork supplies were up slightly from the previous month but down 4 percent from last year.
  • Stocks of pork bellies were down 24 percent from last month and down 35 percent from last year.

  

Total frozen poultry supplies were up 2 percent from the previous month but down 17 percent from a year ago.

  • Total stocks of chicken were down 1 percent from the previous month and down 16 percent from last year.
  • Total pounds of turkey in freezers were up 7 percent from last month but down 16 percent from July 31, 2020.

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