The Dish Market Report, November 8, 2021

Top of Mind News


Whole birds were up with relatively stable pricing. The breast market was flat as demand has improved.


Pricing on tenders, strips and rib eyes climb as cattle are not meeting specs. Better pricing as buyers look to inventory levels.


Belly prices fell with increased supply. Pork Butts are trading sideways.

The Sea


Domestic shrimp is in good supply. North Atlantic Lobster big tails are on allocation. Alaskan snow crab quota has been cut 88%.

The Garden


Markets remain in a volatile state. Romaine, cantaloupes, strawberries, mushrooms and garlic are very active. Markets overall remain in a volatile state.

The Kitchen Sink


Butter is up with lower inventories. Eggs are down with fair demand. Natural and mozzarella cheese markets are down.


Palm oil markets are higher. Canola values continue to trend higher with poor production.