11/5/2013

U.S. farmers rebounded from last year's droughts to harvest their largest corn crop ever, a record that has caused corn prices to drop 50% from last year's peak price, spurring poultry production leading to a drop in wholesale chicken and egg prices. Quickserve chains have been adding new chicken offerings this year, including wings at McDonald's, buffalo chicken strips at Burger King and a pretzel bun chicken sandwich at Wendy's.

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