Let’s Talk Turkey (prices) in Williston
Thanksgiving is just 9 days away. Meal planning is in final stages, and you are probably finalizing your grocery shopping list. The big day is not complete without the turkey. With all the talk of prices going up because of the bird flu or rising diesel costs, you might be wondering what you will be paying for your bird this year. Stats released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reflect a big increase in turkey prices. Currently, the price per pound of an 8- to 16-pound is $1.99, up from $1.15 in 2021, That's a 73% increase. Where are we at in our neck of the woods? Let's take a quick look.
According to their website, Albertsons in Williston has their turkeys priced at around $1.89/lb to $2.69/lb. They do offer some rewards that could reduce that price. Be sure to check all store offers! They are stocked up, and these birds will make your holiday extra good!
Let's Check things out at Cash Wise in Williston.
When I checked out their website, Cash Wise in Williston had their turkeys priced at around $1.89/lb. They are stocked well, and are ready to make your Thanksgiving meal memorable, and filling. Cash Wise offers some rewards that could possibly reduce their price a bit more. Be sure to check all their store offers, including their website too!
Now, let's head to Walmart
According to their website, Walmart in Williston has their turkeys priced at around $.98/lb to $1.18b. They too are stocked up as well, and are ready to make Thanksgiving special for you and yours.
But the bird isn't the only price difference. There have been price increases for cranberry sauce, stuffing and those pumpkin pies. We saw a spike at some of our local stores, although it won't be as noticeable as the turkey. Here is how things stacked up in Williston.
Cranberry Sauce - 2/$5.00
Stuffing - $2.49
Pumpkin Pie - $6.99
Cranberry Sauce - 2/$4.00
Stuffing - $1.99
Pumpkin Pie - $9.99
Cranberry Sauce - $1.76
Stuffing - $1.98
Pumpkin Pie - $7.98\
Regardless, if you plan on celebrating Thanksgiving you should be prepared to spend a little more.