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Hens / Cage-Free Laying Systems / Egg Production / Industry News & Trends
on November 7, 2016

Shift to cage-free eggs, part of larger consumer movement

Consumers want to know more about their food, and major food companies are assessing this trend and adapting to stay in business.

As the saying goes, the customer is always right.

Over the past year, the U.S. food industry – grocers, restaurants, foodservice and hospitality – rapidly pledged to serve only cage-free eggs in the next 20 years. Led by McDonald's Corp.’s landmark announcement in 2015, retailers are saying they are switching…

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