How much is a turkey for Thanksgiving?
Part of the higher Thanksgiving dinner cost — rising from less than to over $5 per person — reflects a more expensive turkey. This year, AFBF’s survey pegged the average cost of a 16-pound bird at $23.99, or about $1.50 per pound, up 24% from $19.39 ($1.21 per pound) in 2020 and $20.80 ($1.30 per pound) in 2019.
How much did a turkey cost in 2016?
The average price for a 16-pound turkey this year ($22.74) is 1.3% (and 30 cents) lower than last year’s price of $23.04, and the prices of other food items on the menu that fell from last year are pumpkin pie mix (-2.2%), milk (-2.5%), relish tray (-7.6%) and miscellaneous ingredients (-8.6%).
Why are turkeys so cheap this year?
The shortage of workers, and the rising cost of farming necessities and fuel, are to blame for this increase.
Is turkey more expensive at Thanksgiving?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that the average wholesale price of a standard frozen turkey just weeks before Thanksgiving was $1.35 per pound, a 21% increase from 2020. But its likely that these prices are not a 2021 anomaly.
How much does a 16 pound turkey cost?
Turkey prices: $0.99 per pound for fresh, whole Butterball all-natural turkeys (typically 16 to 24 pounds) $2.99 per pound for fresh, whole organic turkeys (Prices verified by the Krazy Coupon Lady website)
How much is a turkey per pound?
The average price of an 8 pound to 16 pound frozen turkey in 2020 was $1.13 per pound, according to the USDA data. For 2021, the average price is $1.36 per pound. The USDA publishes weekly turkey market reports.
What is the average cost of a Thanksgiving meal for a family of 10?
Farm Bureau’s 36th annual survey indicates the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 or less than $6.00 per person. This is a $6.41 or 14% increase from last year’s average of $46.90.
How much more will Thanksgiving cost this year?
According to the American Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving dinner survey, a holiday feast for a family of 10 featuring turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie will cost $53.31, a 14% increase over last year. A 16-pound turkey will cost $4.60 more than a year ago.
How much do turkeys normally cost?
|Brand||Low End||High End|
|Honeysuckle White Fresh Whole Turkey||$.99/lb||$1.99/lb|
|Honeysuckle White Frozen Whole Turkey||$.69/lb||$1.49/lb|
|Butterball Whole Frozen Turkey||$.66/lb||$1.59/lb|
|Butterball Whole Fresh Turkey||$.99/lb||$1.59/lb|
How much are turkeys this year per pound?
The retail price for whole frozen turkeys in the United States dropped to 1.39 U.S. dollars per pound in 2019, from 1.41 U.S. dollars per pound in the previous year.
How much does a 16-pound turkey cost?
How much are turkey prices up this year?
The USDA data showed an average annual increase of 21.91%. Data from a Wells Fargo bank market report said prices are nearly 50% higher than a five-year average.