Commodity Trends

Cleveland Research Company provides forward-looking insights into the protein commodity markets to help meat buyers and sellers make the best possible decisions with respect to beef, pork, and chicken market dynamics. Our forecasts are based on in-depth discussions and advanced statistical analysis.

CRC's Real-Time Insights


CRC’s daily interaction with industry participants enables us to uncover business inflections early and provide insights on the changing landscape when our customers need it most. In today’s rapidly changing meat markets, being in the know is more important than ever.

Forward-looking insights


CRC’s research focuses on what’s coming vs. what has already happened to guide strategy and long-term planning. We use qualitative insights to complement advanced quantitative models for forecasting protein prices.

Macro View

CRC’s insights provide a holistic view of the channels we cover, various related end markets, and the overall consumer environment. Our insights into macroeconomics and specific industries such as foodservice, retail, and agriculture provide a full picture of the supply and demand landscape for key proteins.

CRC’s Commodity Resources

CRC’s Protein Council offers insights to plan & forecast your business in the context of meat price outlook over the coming weeks, months, and beyond. We evaluate and focus on poultry market areas including supply situation and outlook, real-time and forward-looking supply industry insights that drive forecasts, price sensitivity across different demand channels, and more.

To learn more about what makes our forecasts different and get a real-time look at the retail demands and shifts to foodservice, please reach out to Sarah or Mike for more details.

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CRC Commodity Team

Sarah Havala
Council Director /
Research Associate
Cleveland Research Company
Email Sarah
Michael Piken
Senior Research Analyst
Cleveland Research Company
Email Michael

Cleveland Research Company

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