Shell egg marketer's benchmark price for negotiated egg sales of USDA Grade AA and Grade AA in cartons, cents per dozen. This price does not reflect discounts or other contract terms.


(USDA Market News)

Des Moines, Iowa

Nov. 18

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 4 cents lower for jumbo, unchanged for extra large and large and 6 cents lower for medium and small. Trade sentiment is steady to cautiously steady for extra large and large and barely steady to instances weak for jumbo and medium. Demand into retail channels is fairly good to good with offerings moderate to heavy. Wholesale demand is light as most are reporting sufficient inventories for upcoming Thanksgiving holiday needs. Market activity is moderate. Small benchmark price $1.16.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 148 Extra large 152

Large 150 Medium 136


Prices to retailers, sales to volume buyers, USDA Grade AA and Grade AA, white eggs in cartons, delivered store door.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 130-140 Extra large 134-142

Large 127-139 Medium 116-126

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