Animal Proteins Triumph in Recent Months


The pandemic has driven a return to that bedrock of American cuisine—meat and potatoes—in a way the industry could not have anticipated just a year ago. Despite some plant closures and supply hiccups earlier this year, animal proteins including beef, chicken, pork, turkey and lamb have triumphed in recent months.


“So far during the pandemic starting March 15 through Sept. 6, overall meat dollar sales are up 30.1% and volume sales have increased 18% vs. the same period last year,” says Anne-Marie Roerink, president of 210 Analytics, drawing from IRI data.


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Source : winsightgrocerybusiness.com