The Beef Retail Price Composite (BRPC) was at $5.62 in October, up 2 cents from September.   This is a new record high.

Retail ground beef prices were up 6 cents in October to $4.15.  This is a new record high.

Retail lean ground beef prices were up 14 cents in October to $5.97.    Retail lean ground beef prices made the biggest jump of all cuts and set a new record high.

Ten retail beef cuts were up in October; four were down.

Retail Beef Price Composite $5.59 $5.62 $0.02
Cut September October Change
Ground Chuck $4.20 $4.29 $0.09
Ground Beef $4.10 $4.15 $0.06
Lean & Extra Lean Ground Beef $5.83 $5.97 $0.14
All Uncooked Ground Beef $4.50 $4.57 $0.06
Chuck Roast, Graded & Ungraded $5.18 $5.24 $0.05
Chuck Roast, USDA Choice, Boneless $5.52 $5.44 -$0.08
Round Roast, USDA Choice Boneless $5.58 $5.55 -$0.03
Round Roast, Graded & Ungraded NA NA NA
All Uncooked Beef Roasts $5.74 $5.69 -$0.05
Steak, Round, USDA Choice $6.03 $6.07 $0.04
Steak, Round, Graded & Ungraded $5.95 $6.02 $0.06
Sirloin Steak, Graded & Ungraded NA NA NA
Steak, Sirloin USDA Choice Boneless $8.23 $8.10 -$0.13
Beef For Stew, Boneless $5.45 $5.46 $0.01
All Uncooked Beef Steaks $7.40 $7.40 $0.01
All Uncooked Other Beef  $4.61 $4.70 $0.09
Source:  ERS/USDA  (Prepared By:  Rob Cook, robcookkc@gmail.com)