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on August 2, 2019

Italian consumers purchasing higher-value eggs

Italian consumer interest in higher welfare, health and production methods saw growth in expenditure on eggs reach double digits last year.

The value of eggs purchased in Italy through the main retail channels rose by 15% last year, a record increase. Consumers continued to turn away from eggs produced in enriched cages, favoring instead eggs deemed to be from production systems with higher health or welfare attributes, reports the country’s institute…

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