Cost of 2020 Thanksgiving Dinner

Dan Beef, Citrus, Economy, Field Crops, Fruits, Livestock, Organic, Pecans, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Thanksgiving is a bit different this year because of COVID-19. But, did consumers pay more or less this year for the items that make up the traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner? Rod Bain has a story that answers that question. American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist John Newton shares the cost of some of this year’s Thanksgiving Day dinner items, per the 2020 …

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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

Dan Economy, Industry News Release, Poultry

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12. “Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is …