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New dietary guidelines, COVID-19 driving egg marketing

AEB’s new president and CEO explains how new dietary guidelines and their introduction are leveraged in marketing campaigns to boost egg consumption.
Egg marketing is always important and perhaps even more important as new recommendations related to eggs have surfaced and the pandemic continues to create havoc for some.
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NestFresh emphasizes sustainability with non-GMO eggs

Colorado-based company works to provide consumers with eggs that are certified cage free, free range, humanely treated and non-GMO.
NestFresh works with more than 60 family farms in about 12 states to produce eggs in a flexible, sustainable system that also helps the livelihood of small farmers and those farmers' abilities to support their local economy and community.
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Cage-free egg bill under consideration in New York

If legislation is approved, eggs produced and sold in the state must be from cage-free production systems within 24 months of bill being signed into law
Legislation has been proposed in the state of New York that would require all eggs produced and sold in the state to be raised in cage-free laying systems.
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VIDEO: Tips for managing a layer operation during COVID-19

Communication is critical in helping employees work through a pandemic
The former President of Opal Foods and a current consultant in the agriculture industry, speaks about what it was like managing approximately 400 employees and almost 10 million layers, spread among three different states during a pandemic.
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Top world broiler, egg rankings for 2020

Our latest edition offers new details, giving a clearer picture of the true scale of the leading broiler and egg producers.
The latest edition of Poultry International’s World’s Top Poultry Companies reveals how a handful of companies supply significant shares of the global market, standing head and shoulders above their competitors.
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Cooper Farms honored by Ohio EPA

Turkey, egg and pork producer recognized for its efforts in waste reduction, recycling and composting
Cooper Farms was recently honored by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency through the agency’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) stewardship awards program.
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The 'Superman' of foods is the egg

The development of technological and culinary egg products can lead the industry to take a step further.
The development of technological and culinary egg products can lead the industry to take a step further.
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