On A Conspiracy of Hogs: The McRib as Arbitrage

This theory rests upon the assumption that McDonald's has the McRibs manufactured for them immediately prior to roll out, whereas they could have them produced, frozen and warehoused whenever pork prices dip whether that's in August or April. I could confirm this by talking to my dad, who used to work for McDonald's biggest supplier of McRibs but that would require too much work for a mere blog comment...

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 1:52 pm 3