Choice boxed beef prices saw a slight increase on Wednesday of $1.94 to hit $220.30, bringing the 27-day average price to $211.93. Select boxed beef also jumped up from $209.98 on Tuesday to $211.90 on Wednesday. The $1.92 increase brought the 27-day average price to $206.72.
Choice primal rib saw an incredible jump of $14.76 on Wednesday, hitting $350.25. The 27-day average price now rests at $311.40. Choice primal loin was far behind with the next highest increase of $2.04. Choice primal brisket, choice primal chuck and choice primal short plate all saw decreases of $2.89, $1.29 and 25 cents, respectively.