BUSINESS
08/29/2013 08:24 am ET Updated Oct 29, 2013

So Why Is Chicken More Expensive?

When McDonald's (MCD) introduces a new menu item, the entire food industry feels it. The company added apples to its menu and became one of the country's largest apple buyers. It put cucumbers on its new McWrap and now expects to buy 6 million pounds of cukes this year.

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