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There’s a shortage of large turkeys for Thanksgiving this year


There s a shortage of large fresh Butterball turkeys Quartz

Source: http://qz.com/147540/butterballs-turkeys...

The company told retailers that their orders for fresh turkeys 16 pounds (7.3 kg) and bigger have been cut by 50%, according to a press release from Big Y, a grocery chain in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Butterball, which produces around 20% of the US’s turkeys and 1.3 billion pounds of turkey meat a year, has confirmed in a emailed statement that “there may be limited availability on some larger sizes of fresh turkeys” and that the shortage is nationwide.

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