Thanksgiving Dinner Impacted by Inflation

News / In The News November 24, 2021

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It’s not just the turkey that will cost more this Thanksgiving.

Thanks to inflation and supply chain interruptions, nearly every ingredient in your holiday meal is more expensive, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual Thanksgiving dinner cost survey.

The average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31, more than $5 a person, the federation's survey shows. It's the priciest meal in the survey's 36 years and up 14% from $46.90 in 2020. 

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