Choice boxed beef jumped $2.26 on Wednesday to hit $256.21, bringing the 27-day average price to $253.95. Select boxed beef prices also saw a leap from $247.78 on Tuesday to $250.36 on Wednesday. The $2.58 increase brought the 27-day average price to $245.09.
Choice primal chuck saw a massive increase on Wednesday hitting $215.97 after a $5.30 jump. The 27-day average price now rests at $202.55. Choice primal round also fared well, rising $2.17 to $232.63 on Wednesday. Choice primal rib was the only cut that did not see an increase, falling 60 cents on Wednesday.