Yes, there are turkeys for Thanksgiving - for a price

Posted on AllSides November 22nd, 2021
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(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Turkeys may not be able to fly very far. But their prices can soar — along with the costs of other holiday staples like cranberry sauce and pie filling.

The Thanksgiving table hasn’t been spared the price inflation that is rampant elsewhere in the economy because of strong consumer demand and labor shortages.

The American Farm Bureau estimates a Thanksgiving feast for 10, complete with sweet potatoes, rolls, a vegetable tray and a pie with whipped cream, will cost $53.31 this year, up 14% from a year ago. It’s an unusual spike....

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https://apnews.com/article/thanksgiving-turkey-inflation-3515c59926bca81660711a643adbc8bb

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