Choice boxed beef prices continue with large falls this week, dropping from $246.66 on Tuesday to $243 on Wednesday. The $3.66 fall brought the 27-day average price to $250.21. Select boxed beef prices had a smaller drop from Tuesday, falling only $1.25 on Wednesday to hit $240.43. The 27-day average price now rests at $244.34.
Most primal cuts saw significant losses except choice primal rib, which rose $2.12 to hit $346.14. Choice primal loin saw the largest drop of $7.96 to $323.40 on Wednesday. Choice primal chuck and choice primal short plate were close behind falling $3.87 and $3.79, respectively.