Choice boxed beef saw a tremendous jump from Tuesday to Wednesday, increasing $4.77 to hit $243.90. The 27-day average price now sits at $235.92. Select boxed beef also saw a large rise, from $233.08 on Tuesday to $236.47 on Wednesday. The $2.39 increase brought the 27-day average price to $231.66.
Choice primal rib also jumped from $331.11 on Tuesday to $338.20 on Wednesday, a $7.09 increase that brought the 27-day average price to $327.49. Choice primal loin was close behind with a $6.60 increase. Only choice primal short plate saw a drop of 23 cents.