Choice boxed beef prices jumped $1.84 on Wednesday to $262.69, bringing the 27-day average price to $258.64. Select boxed beef prices saw a slightly smaller increase of only 83 cents on Wednesday. This rise brought the 27-day average price to $248.85.
Choice primal loin and choice primal brisket had similar jumps of $2.63 and $2.60, respectively. Choice primal short plate saw the lowest increase of $1.21.