Payton Fick gathers eggs last week on his family’s farm south of Luverne. Fick’s business, Fick’s Farm Fresh Eggs, has increased due to consumer demand and the reduction in egg production due to avian influenza.

Local egg prices hold steady, despite flu

With egg prices doubling in the last 30 days, some local retailers are not passing the added costs on to local consumers.

Glen Gust, owner of Glen’s Food Center in Luverne, said the price for a dozen eggs rose from less than $1 to more than $2 in recent weeks.


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