Where’s The Beef?

  • Who’s hoarding chicken?
    • (47%) men vs (37%) women
    • (54%) Gen Z/Millennial, (49%) Gen X vs (26%) Seniors, (33%) Boomers
    • (46%) HHI $75k+ vs (38%) HHI <$50k
  • Who’s hoarding beef?
    • (43%) men vs (31%) women
    • (48%) Gen Z/Millennial, (43%) Gen X vs (30%) Boomers, (22%) Seniors
    • (41%) HHI $75k+ vs (33%) HHI <$50k
  • LA Times profiles Tyson Foods and how consolidation in the meat industry has allowed supply shocks to cause shortages.

The Economist concurs: In America, the virus threatens a meat industry that is too concentrated.

 

Methodology
Wave 10 of The Harris Poll COVID-19 Tracker was fielded online among a nationally representative sample of 2,039 U.S adults from May 1 – May 3, 2020.