Egg Prices So High Dollar Tree Stops Selling Them

Casim Abbas, a mathematics professor at Michigan State University, shows the result of his morning's egg collection at his small egg farm at his home in Williamston, Michigan, on February 8, 2023. - Due to the ongoing egg shortage and the rise in prices due to avian flu, some people in the US are turning to local farms and backyard operations to purchase their eggs. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher / AFP) (Photo by MATTHEW HATCHER/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Dollar Tree has stopped selling eggs after raging inflation push the cost of a dozen to $4.21 – a three-fold increase on two years ago.
  • The discount chain said eggs won’t be sold again until at least fall, but the stoppage could last even longer.
  • Average eggs prices fell slightly to $4.21 per dozen in February 2023 after reaching a record of $4.82 in January. In February 2021, the price was just $1.59 a dozen.