USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) last week purchased 2,028,000 pounds of chicken fajita strips at a cost of $3,776,225.70 and, this week, purchased 2,584,000 pounds of chicken and chicken products at a cost of $1,890,230.43 for school lunch and other domestic food nutrition assistance programs.  The complete purchase report for the chicken fajita strips can be found on AMS’s Web site.  Details of the July 29 purchase follow:

ProductPoundsAward PricesTotal Dollars
Chicken Fajita Strips2,028,000$1.8267 – $1.9279$3,776,225.70

The complete purchase report for the chicken and chicken products can also be found on AMS’s Web site. Details of the August 3 purchase follow:

ProductPoundsAward PricesTotal Dollars
Chilled bulk pack (large)1,440,000$0.7095 – $0.7399$1,043,568.00
Cut-up560,000$0.7290 – $0.9290447,436.03
Chilled bulk pack (legs)288,000$0.6495 – $0.6495187,056.00
Chilled bulk pack (small)216,000$0.7619 – $0.7619164,570.40
Chicken leg quarters80,000$0.5950 – $0.595047,600.00
Total Purchase2,584,000$1,890,230.43

 

 

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