Saturday, November 12, 2011

 
Your Most Expensive Thanksgiving Meal: Food Costs Soar, Highest Jump in 20 Years

The Thanksgiving dinner cost chart since 1986 - Source
Anthony Gucciardi
Activist Post

Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and celebrate, but this year may be your most expensive Thanksgiving yet thanks to skyrocketing food costs and an overall increased demand for poultry. It now costs, on average, $49.20 to feed 10 individuals on Thanksgiving. Up $5.73 from last year according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the cost is about 22 percent more expensive than it was last year.

Last year, a 16-pound Thanksgiving turkey was priced at $17.70. This year, the same bird costs an average of $21.60. The price rise signifies the highest jump in 20 years...[Full Article]

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