Costco has reportedly raised the prices on two of its food court items.
According to Business Insider, the national price hikes on its chicken bake and 20-ounce soda were confirmed by a location in Rochester, New York, as well as food courts in other locations.
The chicken bake now sells for $ 1 more than in June, at $ 3.99.
The price of the soda has increased by 10 cents, up to $ 0.69.
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According to research compiled by Wells Fargo ahead of the Fourth of July holiday – using data from Urner Barry, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Nielsen and Bureau of Labor Statistics – chicken prices have soared this year.
Retail prices for wings and chicken breasts are up 38% and 24.3%, respectively.
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The bank said that soda prices are also up 13% from last year, as well as competing beverage favorites.
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Last week, Costco Wholesale Corporation reported net sales of $ 22.78 billion for the retail month of June.
That marks an increase of 20.4% from $ 18.92 billion last year.
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For the 44 weeks ended July 3, 2022, the company reported net sales of $ 188.34 billion, or an increase of 16.9% from $ 161.09 billion during the same period in 2021.
The retail giant did not immediately return FOX Business’ request for comment.