Data

Unpacking the price-fixing concerns in the meat processing industry

The difference between the average price of beef when it leaves the farm and when it leaves the packaging plant has risen sharply over the last few years, my data analysis for Gray TV showed. At the same time, there are growing concerns about monopolies in the meatpacking industry that drive down revenue for ranchers and increase prices for consumers.

Check out my interactive visualization below, and read the story here.