Expect To Pay More This Memorial Day For Hamburgers Due To Disruptions In Supply Chain

Los Angeles News

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Your Memorial Day hamburgers may cost more this year.

That’s because of higher demand and disruptions to the supply chain due to COVID-19. Major processing plants were shut down because workers got sick.

As a result, beef prices were up more than 12 percent from this time last year. Similarly, prices for chicken were up more than seven percent from this time last year.

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