BEEF PRICE HEDGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FOOD SERVICE INSTITUTIONS

The author investigates the effectiveness of the fed cattle futures market as a cross hedging medium for food service institutions in the wholesale meat purchasing process. Cross hedging strategies appear to allow food service institutions to reduce the variability of wholesale meat prices.


Issue Date:
1980-09
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/27316
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 11, Number 3
Page range:
29-34
Total Pages:
6




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