Domino’s Pizza recently sent out some information regarding changes to its chicken wing offerings. And while the document has predictable information like the fact the average wing size is “slightly reduced to industry standard,” we were more fascinated by this chart that breaks down some demographic information on Domino’s various dipping and wing sauces.
While many bars and restaurants continue to offer cheap chicken wings as an enticement to get diners and drinkers in the door, the demand for the little bits of bird has increased so much in the last decade that wholesale costs for wings have more than doubled.
It wasn’t exactly the crime of the century, but several folks’ nights were ruined last week when a pair of armed robbers attacked a Domino’s delivery driver and made off with $36 worth of chicken wings.
When Pilgrim’s Pride, a processor of chicken, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year, did it decrease chicken wing production? Are we on the verge of a chicken wing crisis?