Bacon Prices Expected To Surge This Summer

Bacon Prices Expected To Surge This Summer

Your bacon budget may go bust this summer if analysts’ predictions come true. One indicator is pork belly prices, which have surged to $130 per 100 pounds and could top $150, which it reached last August. A factor contributing to bacon inflation is rising corn prices, which have caused hog farmers to pare their herds, making bacon cost $4.77 a pound in May. [More]