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Cost-push tipped to thin chicken’s discount to beef, lamb

INFLATIONARY pressures on food being experienced globally are forecast to narrow the price gap between chicken and red meat in Australia, according to Rabobank.

Presented at a Rabobank event held at the Gold Coast this week to coincide with the Poultry Information Exchange,  senior animal proteins analyst Angus Gidley-Baird’s talk was entitled Chicken: Making the most of a high-priced meat cabinet.

He said while chicken prices look set reflect price increases as the result of cost-push inflation, chicken still looks like being the cheapest meat choice on the refrigerated…

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