National chicken wing shortage ahead of Super Bowl

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UNITED STATES (WCIA) — We talked about it being the number one Super Bowl snack, but there is some bad news.

The appetite for wings has grown amid a comfort food boom during the pandemic.
So now, there’s a shortage.

With the Super Bowl today, consumption is expected to increase to a record 1.4 billion wings. That’s according to the National Chicken Council.

And it comes at a cost — wing prices have taken off 20% this year.

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