Choice boxed beef prices continues its slide on Friday, hitting $258.78 after a $1.49 decrease. This decrease brought the 27-day average price to $255.38. Select boxed beef also fell from $251.19 on Thursday to $249.28 on Friday.
Choice primal chuck saw the largest drop on Friday, falling $2.66 to $203.75. Choice primal brisket was not far behind with a $2.54 decrease. This decrease brought the 27-day average price for brisket to $193.65.
Choice primal short plate alone saw an increase, raising by 29 cents to hit $186.77.