Choice boxed beef prices continue to rise, hitting $250.88 on Thursday after a 33-cent increase. The 27-day average price now sits at $255.29. Select boxed beef prices saw a similar increase of 38 cents to hit $244.91, bringing the 27-day average price to $245.37.
Choice primal chuck saw the largest increase on Thursday of $2, followed closely by choice primal brisket who increased $1.62. Chioce primal rib did not fair so well, dropping $2.39 to hit $354.37.