Boxed beef prices saw a 29-cent increase on Wednesday to hit $239.49, bringing the 27-day average price to $241.50. Select boxed beef also fared well, jumping from $228.92 on Tuesday to $229.35 on Wednesday. The 44-cent jump brought the 27-day average price to $232.40.
Choice primal loin saw the largest increase in price on Wednesday, jumping $2.42 to hit $336.38. The 27-day average price now rests at $330.43. Choice primal rib was next behind, increasing from $339.31 on Tuesday to $340.11 on Wednesday. Choice primal brisket did not fare as well, dropping $1.29 to hit $166.06.