In this weekly Commodities Watch column, John T. Barone, president and commodities analyst for Market Vision Inc., offers a snapshot of the state of commodities for restaurants. Now that Labor Day is behind us, middle meat and ground beef prices will trend seasonally lower. Two exceptions will be rib-eye and tenderloin, popular end-of-year holiday items. The price for 112A boneless heavy choice rib-eye, which dipped to $5.76 midsummer, has rebounded to $6.75 — 19 percent higher ...

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