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Why U.S. Eggs?

From Atlanta to Dubai to Hong Kong, buyers know about the

"egg-ceptional" qualities of U.S. eggs and egg products.

  • Not only is the U.S. the world's second-largest egg-producing country, it also produces eggs of the highest quality in the world.

  • The American egg industry maintains strict quality control and sanitation measures that are more stringent than is required by law. Immediately after they are laid, eggs are washed, sanitized, graded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and packed.

  • After packing, U.S. eggs are refrigerated throughout the shipping and marketing process.

As you see through this website, you can easily see why U.S. eggs rank among the highest in the world for distinguished quality and assured safety.

U.S. Eggs:

Distinguished Quality, Assured Safety

Egg production is a prominent and vital segment of agriculture in the United States. American egg producers manage more than 276 million hens, each of which lays about 250 eggs per year. Of all eggs produced in the U.S., approximately 70% is marketed as shell eggs for home, institutional, and food service use. The remaining 30% is processed into a variety of different egg products to be used by food manufacturers and large food service operations worldwide.

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