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on June 27, 2022

Producing eggs in the US was expensive in 2021

Packaging, cartoning and transportation costs to produce eggs in the U.S. were found to be 20% higher in 2021 compared to 2020 in a recently published study.

U.S. producer data collected in 2021 estimated that processing, cartoning and transportation (PCT) costs for eggs sourced inline averaged approximately US$0.47 per dozen. In 2020, estimated PCT costs for eggs sourced inline was $US0.37 per dozen. 

In the last year, PCT costs to produce inline eggs in the U.S. has…

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