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Costco raises prices on food court soft drinks, chicken bake

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Costco has reportedly raised the costs on two of its food court items. 

Based on Business Insider, the national price hikes on its chicken bake and 20-ounce soda were confirmed by a location in Rochester, Latest York, in addition to food courts in other locations.

The chicken bake now sells for $1 greater than in June, at $3.99. 

The value of the soda has increased by 10 cents, as much as $0.69.

Based on research compiled by Wells Fargo ahead of the Fourth of July holiday – using data from Urner Barry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Nielsen and Bureau of Labor Statistics – chicken prices have soared this yr. 

Retail prices for wings and chicken breasts are up 38% and 24.3%, respectively. 

The bank said that soda prices are also up 13% from last yr, in addition to competing beverage favorites.

Last week, Costco Wholesale Corporation reported net sales of $22.78 billion for the retail month of June. 

That marks a rise of 20.4% from $18.92 billion last yr.

For the 44 weeks ended July 3, 2022, the corporate reported net sales of $188.34 billion, or a rise of 16.9% from $161.09 billion in the course of the same period in 2021.

The retail giant didn’t immediately return FOX Business’ request for comment. 

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