If you have already gone shopping for Super Bowl snacks, you may have noticed that the wings cost significantly more this year.
According to the National Chicken Council, “Like almost anything else you buy right now, wings might be a little more expensive, but they’ll be stocked. I just wouldn’t wait until kickoff to be in line or order online.”
But why are wings so pricey right now? Blame COVID and everyone’s cravings for them during the pandemic.
Americans are expected to consume about 1.42 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl game day. The industry has been prepping to avoid supply chain-related shortages — but they may cost more.https://t.co/GDDZvzIs7d
— NPR (@NPR) February 11, 2022
According to one news outlet, Americans are expected to consume about 1.42 billion chicken wings on Sunday for the game.
How do you like your wings? Spicy, mild, tangy, etc.?