From scrambled eggs and friend to boiled and boiled, eggs are often an easy meal for those on a tight budget or time. One of these poses a much bigger problem than the other these days, as many Houston buyers have noticed the skyrocketing cost of eggs. Social media is filled with memes about how expensive a box is now in 2023. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics actually agrees with this, showing a nationwide rise in egg prices of more than 49 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
So why should consumers adjust their budget for what used to be such an affordable food option?