Israeli Slaughterhouses Look to Make a Killing on Passover Chicken Prices

Producers cite higher production costs in justifying the increases.

With the Passover holiday approaching, food manufacturers looking to cash in on high demand tend to hike their prices. First off the mark this year are the chicken slaughterhouses. Several sent revised price lists to supermarket chains this week showing increases of up to 55%, just two months after they last hiked prices.