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21 September 2017

Historic Wing Prices Wreak Havoc on Restaurants

The rising cost of chicken wings has put so much pressure on Buffalo Wings & Rings that executives formed an in-house chicken task force to find ways to tackle the problem.

“We meet every week to just go through and find out what we can do to alleviate some of the pressure,” says Tom Jenkins, director of franchise operations. “And it’s mostly the bone-in chicken wing that’s creating pressure.”

Prices for chicken wings have gone on wild rides in previous years. But Jenkins said the current, extended price hike is proving particularly burdensome. Watch the segment