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Costco raises prices on food court soft drinks, chicken bake


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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