Cold Storage

Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 3 percent from the previous month but up 8 percent from last year.

Beef in cold storage down 3 percent from last month

Total natural cheese stocks in refrigerated warehouses on October 31, 2022 were down 1 percent from the previous month and down slightly from October 31, 2021.

Butter stocks were down 10 percent from last month and down 14 percent from a year ago.

Total frozen poultry supplies on October 31, 2022 were down 9 percent from the previous month but up 9 percent from a year ago. Total stocks of chicken were up 2 percent from the previous month and up 18 percent from last year. Total pounds of turkey in freezers were down 32 percent from last month and down 12 percent from October 31, 2021.

Total frozen fruit stocks were up 12 percent from last month and up 15 percent from a year ago.

Total frozen vegetable stocks were up 5 percent from last month but down 3 percent from a year ago.

Total red meat supplies in freezers were down 4 percent from the previous month but up 11 percent from last year. Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 3 percent from the previous month but up 8 percent from last year. Frozen pork supplies were down 5 percent from the previous month but up 16 percent from last year. Stocks of pork bellies were up 10 percent from last month and up 246 percent from last year.