Super Bowl 2023: Here’s what it might cost you to watch the Philadelphia Eagles in the big game
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — If you’re getting ready to kickstart your Super Bowl party preps, we’ve got what you need to know!
Our 6abc data journalist has compiled the numbers to help you strategize your shopping list.
If you compare prices from last year’s Super Bowl, it’s a mixed bag: some items will cost you more, others less.
Here’s your playbook for the Super Bowl party.
When Acton News asked people what they wanted to serve for the Super Bowl, they said everything from chicken to hoagies to wings and finger foods.
By focusing on the right items, your party for Super Bowl LVII could cost you less than it did last year because while overall home food prices are up 11.8 percent, some party staples are down.
Pawan Joshi tracks trends for e2open, a supply chain platform.
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“The offer for chicken, for example, is going back to normal. You’re seeing avocados getting back to normal,” he said.
Avocado prices have plummeted more than 27 percent, so score guacamole!
And we cheer two kinds of birds – the eagles and the hens. Chicken prices are down 22 percent, with a pound of party wings falling from about $3.55 a pound last year to $2.19 a pound this year.
But you get fired when it comes to bastards and potato skins. Dogs are up 18 percent while potato prices are up nearly 22 percent.
Snacks are also on the rise.
“We’ve seen some pressure on processed foods,” he said. “A lot has to do with some ingredients and also the post-packaging that needs to be done.”
Potato chip prices are up about 22 percent. Be prepared to pay around $6.28 for a 16 ounce bag.
Chocolate chip cookies are also up about 22 percent year over year.
Buying drinks will also take a toll on your budget, so consider making your party BYOB. Soda is up 25 percent year-over-year and beer is up 11 percent.
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