CBS Money Watch: Thanksgiving Dinner Costs Are at Eight-Year Low

News / In The News November 20, 2018

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CBS News cited American Farm Bureau’s informal Thanksgiving dinner cost survey in a Money Watch article. “Dropping prices have brought the cost of a Thanksgiving meal to an eight-year low, said the American Farm Bureau Federation,” noted CBS. “This year, the average nationwide cost of a holiday meal for 10 people is $48.90, or less than $5 per person, according to the farm group's annual survey.”

 

For more on AFBF’s survey results, check out the news release.

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