Poultry output likely to decrease in 2013

In this weekly Commodities Watch column, John T. Barone, president and commodities analyst for Market Vision Inc., offers a snapshot of the state of commodities for restaurants.

Chicken breast was the “go-to” protein for foodservice in 2012 and will probably make or break us in 2013.

Last week’s USDA poultry report showed YTD (through September) broiler output at 27.88 lbs., falling 1.8 percent from last year. A recent year

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