Types of eggs

Are cage-free eggs healthier for you?

Excluding nutritionally-enhanced eggs, cage-free eggs are no more or less healthy than other eggs. Animal welfare is the main concern for people who choose cage-free eggs.  Read More

Why do cage-free eggs cost more?

It’s more expensive for farmers to raise cage-free hens and collect their eggs. Therefore, the eggs cost a little bit more.  Read More

Are organic eggs actually better for you?

Organic eggs are free from antibiotics. But other than that, the nutritional values are similar to other eggs.   Read More

Does the term “fresh” egg actually mean anything?

Not really. Properly handled eggs should reach your supermarket within a day or two after it was laid. Essentially, they’re all fresh, but check the expiration date, just in case.  Read More

What is an organic egg?

Organic eggs come from cage-free hens that are on a strict diet of organic feed and have outdoor access.  Read More

What’s a “conventional” egg?

Conventional eggs come from hens that are kept in cages, which have just enough space to nest and access food and water. Read More

What are pasture-raised eggs?

Pasture-raised eggs come from hens that have access to the outdoors with no boundaries, usually pastures, meadows or even wooded areas. Read More

What are free-range eggs?

Free-range eggs come from hens that have access to the outdoors, usually an area that is fenced in.   Read More

What are cage-free eggs?

Cage-free eggs come from hens that are not confined in small cages. At a minimum, each cage-free hen must have 1.0 square feet of floor space. Read More