Cold Storage

Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 7 percent from last year.

Beef in cold storage lowest in 83 months (since May 2014)

Total natural cheese stocks in refrigerated warehouses on June 30, 2021 were down 2 percent from the previous month but up 1 percent from June 30, 2020.

Butter stocks were up 1 percent from last month and up 14 percent from a year ago.

Total frozen poultry supplies on June 30, 2021 were up 2 percent from the previous month but down 15 percent from a year ago. Total stocks of chicken were up 1 percent from the previous month but down 15 percent from last year. Total pounds of turkey in freezers were up 4 percent from last month but down 14 percent from June 30, 2020.

Total frozen fruit stocks were up 9 percent from last month but down 16 percent from a year ago.

Total frozen vegetable stocks were down 1 percent from last month and down 3 percent from a year ago.

Total red meat supplies in freezers were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 8 percent from last year. Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 7 percent from last year. Frozen pork supplies were down 4 percent from the previous month and down 4 percent from last year. Stocks of pork bellies were up slightly from last month but down 32 percent from last year.