In what seems to be a pretty consistent trend, meat prices are expected to continue rising in the coming months.
According to The Columbus Dispatch, “Beef and pork continue to fly in record-price territory as poultry and fish prices also are rising ahead of overall food inflation, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. …
… Relief in the meat aisle isn’t coming this year, or next, or maybe ever.
Earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal highlighted the increasing cost of meat and other animal products, noting that fruits and vegetables account for some of the smallest price increases in the last year.
Eating more vegetarian foods is not only easy and delicious, but it can also help you save money. From shopping at farmers markets to buying in bulk, it’s easy to make tasty, affordable meals within your budget.
For more tips on adopting a wallet-friendly diet, including tips for eating on a budget, check out ChooseVeg.com.