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on April 3, 2015

US egg market will eventually go cage free

Even though only 20 percent of US consumers really care about animal welfare, analyst says egg products market will lead the change to cage-free egg sales.

Cage-produced eggs still make up more than 90 percent of the U.S. egg market, but cage-free egg sales have been growing rapidly. Futurist and “consumerologist,” Richard Kottmeyer, principal, Strategic, thinks the growth in cage-free egg sales in the U.S. will continue and that, eventually, cage-free egg producers will dominate the…

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