Egg consumption reaches 30-year high

Egg consumption reaches 30-year high

Egg sales increased 11% in 2014 despite higher retail prices.

THE American Egg Board (AEB) is touting 2014 as another successful year for consumer demand for eggs.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that per capita egg consumption grew to 260.7 eggs in 2014 (Table), which is the highest in 30 years and marks the fifth consecutive year that egg consumption has increased.

Marketing efforts paid off for industry stakeholders as demand for eggs and egg products increased while sus

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