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The Price of Filet Mignon Is Reportedly At Its Lowest Price In A Decade

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  • kenrobin
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    The Price of Filet Mignon Is Reportedly At Its Lowest Price In A Decade

    Media outlets are reporting that the price of filet mignon is down to its lowest price in a decade. Has anyone come across any great discounts? I'm ready to load up...

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronav...t-cost-decade/
  • lemayp
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    #2
    Haven't seen any sales yet, but I can make some freezer room...

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    • mrteddyprincess
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      • Sep 2018
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      #3
      This week I bought an untrimmed 7 lb beef tenderloin for $10 per lb. CAB (Choice). I trimmed it up today and it looks really good! I bought it at Market District (Giant Eagle) in Indiana.

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      • Steve B
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        #4
        Going to the grocery store on Saturday. Will definitely look at section and buy as needed.
        Thanks for the heads up.

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        • texastweeter
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          • Jul 2017
          • 2938
          • Republic of Texas

          #5
          Choice Angus brisket is $1.99, and CAB rib eye $11.99 here right now. No prime to be found

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          • jfmorris
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            #6
            Beef prices are up and availability is down here in north Alabama. Ground chuck at Walmart was up to $5 per pound this week. Sam's Club was pretty much out of meat on Tuesday.

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            • cgrover60
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              • Mar 2016
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              • Albuquerque NM

              #7
              On the news this morning that with fine eating establishments closed there is an over supply of Filet Mignon out there hence the fire sale pricing (pun intended).

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              • jfmorris
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                #8
                Man, I've checked multiple places, and beef prices are UP around here for sure.

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                • Ahumadora
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                  • Warkworth, New Zealand

                  #9
                  20 kilo (44lbs to you neanderthals) of brisket is usd $2.50 kilo (USD $ 1.13 lb) here at the moment .
                  Depends on the exchange rate as we have about 5 exchange rates. (The black market rate is what 99% here use).

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                  • Bacalicious
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                    • Sunny South Florida
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                    #10
                    Good evening to all. The price for Brisket (choice) in South Florida is $2.19 per pound.. I haven't seen any Filet Mignon yet. I'll be on the lookout. Thanks.

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                    • ecowper
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                      #11
                      I’ve been buying Prime T-Bones at Safeway for $8.99/lb ... that’s crazy low priced .... Got a prime brisket at Costco for $2.99/lb

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                      • Dadof3Illinois
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                        • Jul 2017
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                        • Southeast Illinois

                        #12
                        High end cuts are hard to find along with pork butts around here in the big box stores. The two butchers I went to today were crazy busy and the prices were still the same as before. Ribeyes were 14.99lb.

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                          #13
                          This was the scene at my local Sam’s Club & Costco in the Bay Area on Friday. Sam’s had some choice beef tenderloins but there wasn’t much of anything to choose from at either store.

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                            That matches my experience Tuesday here. They had a little 90/10 ground beef at one end, 2 butts, and a couple packs of shoulder blade steaks and pork chops. 3-4 packs of chicken thighs. A few things of salmon and lots of frozen shrimp tossed out to take up space in the seafood counter.
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                          #14
                          I saw online somewhere prime whole trimmed. Peeled and side chain off at 75 bucks. That about 3 to 4 lbs

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