Thanksgiving meals will cost 20% more this year

A volunteer hands over a turkey at Nourishing Hope in Chicago during its regular food distribution on Nov. 11. E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS

Although inflation may be tapering in certain sectors, it’s still taking quite a bite out of the holiday meal.

Thanksgiving dinner will cost a whopping 20% more in the U.S. this year, according to the Farm Bureau’s 37th Annual Survey. The report provides a snapshot of the average cost of the traditional feast for 10 and is based on 224 surveys of stores across the U.S. and online.

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