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Wholesale Price Chart: Choice

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Wholesale Pricing: Choice Grade Beef Primals

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Week ending: November 17, 2017

RIB

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Description Curr
Week
Price
Prev
Week
Price
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Year
Price
109E Rib, Ribeye, Lip-On, Bone In 7.73 7.67 7.43
112A Rib, Ribeye Roll, Lip-On, Boneless Heavy 7.73 8.32 7.95
112A Rib, Ribeye Roll, Lip-On, Boneless Light 8.88 8.84 8.30

LOIN

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Description Curr
Week
Price
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Week
Price
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Year
Price
174 Loin, Short Loin, 0x1,... 5.02 5.15 4.12
175 Loin, Strip Loin, 1x1,... 3.88 4.58 3.55
180 Loin, Strip Loin, 0x1,... 5.36 5.41 4.26
180 Loin, Strip Loin, 1x1,... 4.80 4.88 3.79
184 Loin, Top Sirloin Butt... 2.99 2.85 2.21
184 Loin, Top Sirloin Butt... 2.85 2.61 1.98
184B Loin, Top Sirloin Butt... 4.11 4.17
185A Loin, Bottom Sirloin, ... 4.93 4.81 3.57
185B Loin, Bottom Sirloin, ... 2.38 2.32 1.83
185C Loin, Bottom Sirloin, ... 2.96 3.07 2.00
185D Loin, Bottom Sirloin, ... 4.39 4.38 2.76
189A Loin, Tenderloin, Full... 11.41 11.01 9.99
191A Loin, Tenderloin Butt,... 9.51 8.72 9.48

CHUCK

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Description Curr
Week
Price
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Week
Price
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Year
Price
113C Chuck, Square-Cut, N... 2.10 2.19 1.86
114 Chuck, Shoulder, Bon... 1.88 1.95 1.70
114A Chuck, Shoulder, Bon... 1.98 2.05 1.78
114E Chuck, Shoulder, Arm... 2.68 2.83 3.27
114F Chuck, Shoulder Tend... 3.92 3.84 2.70
116A Chuck, Roll, Boneles... 2.84 3.05 2.61
116B Chuck, Tender, Bonel... 2.21 2.23 1.96
116G Chuck, Flap, Boneles... 6.40 6.29
130 Chuck, Short Ribs, B... 3.55 3.48 2.96

ROUND

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Description Curr
Week
Price
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Week
Price
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Year
Price
160 Round, Shank Off, Pa... 2.20 2.18 1.99
161 Round, Shank Off, Bo... 2.40 2.35 2.14
167A Round, Tip, Boneless... 2.27 2.38 2.05
168 Round, Top, Boneless... 2.30 2.37 1.82
168 Round, Top, Boneless... 2.05 2.27 1.73
169 Round, Top (Inside),... 2.71 2.75 2.14
169A Round, Top (Inside),... 3.06 3.11
170 Round, Bottom (Goose... 2.16 2.14 1.80
171B Round, Outside Round... 2.27 2.23 1.77
171C Round, Eye of Round,... 2.48 2.46 2.32

BRISKET, PLATE, FLANK

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Description Curr
Week
Price
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Week
Price
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Year
Price
120 Brisket, Deckle-Off, B... 2.28 2.31 2.06
120A Brisket, Flat Cut, Bon... 4.17 4.08 3.56
123A Plate, Short Ribs, Bon... 4.88 4.88 4.31
193 Flank, Steak, Boneless... 4.18 4.19 3.66

Notes:

  1. Prices in red are down from the previous year.
  2. Prices shown are based on USDA weighted average prices from the previous week. Prices reflect average and not actual market prices.

Source: USDA Market News, categorized by the VMMeat® System.


Additional Pricing Data

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Choice/Select Spread

Trends


Composite Primal Value

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Description Chuck Rib Loin Round Brisket Plate Flank
Choice Primals 1.70 3.78 2.72 1.73 1.55 1.29 1.01
Select Primals 1.62 3.07 2.33 1.71 1.51 1.29 0.99
Spread 0.08 0.71 0.39 0.02 0.05 0.00 0.03
Description Curr
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Price
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Week
Price
Prev
Year
Price
Choice Cutout 2.10 2.13 1.83
Select Cutout 1.91 1.97 1.68
Spread 0.20 0.16 0.15

Ground Beef and Trim

Trends


Ungraded Cuts

Trends


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Description Curr
Week
Price
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Price
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Year
Price
109B Cap and Wedge Meat 2.81 2.84 2.54
115D Chuck, Pectoral Meat 2.99 2.95 2.56
121C Plate, Outside Skirt, Boneless 4.84 4.82 4.56
121D Plate, Inside Skirt, Boneless 3.50 3.53 2.93
121E Plate, Outside Skirt, Boneless, ... 6.95 7.12 6.71
124 Rib, Back Ribs, Bone In, Frozen 0.96 0.98 0.91
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Description Curr
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138 50% Trimmings Fresh 0.70 0.70 0.52
136 Blended Ground Beef 81% 1.87 1.93 1.71
137 Blended Ground Chuck 1.82 1.89 1.60
137 Blended Ground Round 2.59 2.53 2.42
136 Ground Beef 73% 1.33 1.55 1.07
136 Ground Beef 75% 1.62 1.69 1.30
136 Ground Beef 81% 1.64 1.80 1.48
136 Ground Beef 93% 2.95 3.02 2.73
137 Ground Chuck 1.87 1.93 1.54
137 Ground Round 2.47 2.61 2.35
137 Ground Sirloin 3.00 3.07 2.77

Notes:

  1. Prices in red are down from the previous year or negative in value in the Composite Primal Value table.
  2. Prices shown are based on USDA weighted average prices from the previous week. Prices reflect average and not actual market prices.

Source: USDA Market News, categorized by the VMMeat® System.


Wholesale Price Chart: Select

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Wholesale Pricing: Select Grade Beef Primals

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Week ending: November 17, 2017

RIB

IMPS
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Description Curr
Week
Price
Prev
Week
Price
Prev
Year
Price
109E Rib, Ribeye, Lip-On, Bone In 5.46 6.43 5.47
112A Rib, Ribeye Roll, Lip-On, Boneless Heavy 7.00 7.24 6.21
112A Rib, Ribeye Roll, Lip-On, Boneless Light 6.51 6.80 6.13

LOIN

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Description Curr
Week
Price
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Week
Price
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Year
Price
174 Loin, Short Loin, 0x1, Bo... 4.21 4.04 3.54
175 Loin, Strip Loin, 1x1, Bo... 3.32 3.39 3.12
180 Loin, Strip Loin, 0x1, Bo... 3.83 4.02 3.65
180 Loin, Strip Loin, 1x1, Bo... 3.99 3.53
184 Loin, Top Sirloin Butt, B... 2.38 2.38 2.17
184 Loin, Top Sirloin Butt, B... 2.34 2.18 1.83
185A Loin, Bottom Sirloin, Fla... 4.72 4.60 3.50
185B Loin, Bottom Sirloin, Bal... 2.20 2.25 1.86
185C Loin, Bottom Sirloin, Tri... 2.34 2.57 1.76
185D Loin, Bottom Sirloin, Tri... 2.95 3.54 2.29
189A Loin, Tenderloin, Full, S... 9.84 9.95 7.68
191A Loin, Tenderloin Butt, Bo... 8.71 8.73 8.02

CHUCK

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Description Curr
Week
Price
Prev
Week
Price
Prev
Year
Price
113C Chuck, Square-Cut, N... 2.09 2.12 1.86
114 Chuck, Shoulder, Bon... 1.96 1.92 1.71
114A Chuck, Shoulder, Bon... 2.01 2.05 1.78
114F Chuck, Shoulder Tend... 3.79 3.78 2.57
116A Chuck, Roll, Boneles... 2.54 2.78 2.43
116B Chuck, Tender, Bonel... 2.22 2.27 1.96
116G Chuck, Flap, Boneles... 5.66 5.73
130 Chuck, Short Ribs, B... 3.32 3.21 2.82

ROUND

IMPS
#
Description Curr
Week
Price
Prev
Week
Price
Prev
Year
Price
161 Round, Shank Off, Bo... 2.26 2.30
167A Round, Tip, Boneless... 2.33 2.36 2.05
168 Round, Top, Boneless... 2.16 2.29 1.80
168 Round, Top, Boneless... 2.24 2.27 1.69
169 Round, Top (Inside),... 2.74 2.69 2.14
169A Round, Top (Inside),... 3.13 2.99
170 Round, Bottom (Goose... 1.99 2.13 1.94
171B Round, Outside Round... 2.16 2.15 1.74
171C Round, Eye of Round,... 2.36 2.48 2.33

BRISKET, PLATE, FLANK

IMPS
#
Description Curr
Week
Price
Prev
Week
Price
Prev
Year
Price
120 Brisket, Deckle-Off, B... 2.14 2.25 2.11
123A Plate, Short Ribs, Bon... 4.51 4.49 3.56
193 Flank, Steak, Boneless... 3.94 4.27 3.67

Notes:

  1. Prices in red are down from the previous year.
  2. Prices shown are based on USDA weighted average prices from the previous week. Prices reflect average and not actual market prices.

Source: USDA Market News, categorized by the VMMeat® System.