Deep Dive: Thanksgiving meals prices up 5.3% from last year
Thanksgiving meals prices are up 5.3% compared to last year, Caleb Silver, of Investopedia, says.
Inflation is causing the cost of a Thanksgiving meal to rise, and some items are more expensive than others.
Poultry and eggs, two key components of the Thanksgiving meal, are up about 11.9% from last year.
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Frozen turkey prices are up 21.6% from a year ago.
Silver says the good news is that in the northeast pumpkin prices and corn prices are lower because they are sourced in the region.