July Cold Storage Report...

Released on July 22nd by USDA

Total pounds of beef in freezers down 7 percent from last year

 

Total red meat supplies in freezers on June 30, 2021 were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 8 percent from last year.

  • Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 7 percent from last year.
  • Frozen pork supplies were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 4 percent from last year.
  • Stocks of pork bellies were up slightly from last month but down 32 percent from last year.

 

Total frozen poultry supplies were up 2 percent from the previous month but down 15 percent from a year ago.

  • Total stocks of chicken were up 1 percent from the previous month but down 15 percent from last year.
  • Total pounds of turkey in freezers were up 4 percent from last month but down 14 percent from June 30, 2020.

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