CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Egg roll...we mean drum roll, please. Eggland's Best (EB) has received an overwhelming response from good eggs who are ready to become the first-ever Eggland's Best Chief Egg Officer ("CEO"). Thousands of consumers have entered, but there's still time for hopeful "CEOs" to get cracking on their entry form!
Consumers have until July 31st to visit the Eggland's Best website to submit why they would make the best "CEO" for the chance to win the honorary title of Chief Egg Officer, a $5,000 cash prize and a year's supply of Eggland's Best eggs, which are nutritionally superior to ordinary eggs.
"Whether it's better nutrition, better taste or better freshness, we want to hear why Eggland's Best eggs are your egg of choice and why you would make a great addition to the EB family," said Charles T. Lanktree, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eggland's Best. "The response has been amazing, as we have received emails, calls and social media postings from excited candidates. We are thrilled with the entries thus far and look forward to sharing the top candidates who possess a passion for Eggland's Best eggs. If anyone has been thinking about entering, now is the time!"
Think you have what it takes to become Chief Egg Officer? Here are some criteria to keep in mind when filling out your entry form:
- Represents the Eggland's Best brand
- Demonstrates knowledge of Eggland's Best egg attributes (nutrition, taste, quality, freshness)
- Demonstrates creativity in responses
- Remember...July 31, 2013 is the last date to enter!
On September 9th, Eggland's Best will reveal 12 promising Chief Egg Officer candidates on the Eggland's Best website. Consumers will have until September 30th to vote online for their favorite contender and help decide which three Semi-Finalists should move onto the final round.
The Grand Prize winner of the Eggland's Best "Chief Egg Officer Search" Contest will be announced in December. While the two runners-up will not receive the "CEO" title from Eggland's Best this year, each will be awarded a $500 cash prize and a six month supply of Eggland's Best eggs.
Contest Key Dates:
- Entry Period: May 13, 2013 - July 31, 2013 (www.egglandsbest.com/chiefeggofficer/enter)
- Semi-Finalist Online Voting: September 9, 2013 - September 30, 2013
- Finalist Online Voting: October 28, 2013 - November 17, 2013
- Winner Announcement: December 2013
About Eggland's Best Eggs
Eggland's Best is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an excellent source of Vitamin D, E, and B12 and a good source of riboflavin. EB eggs have 25 percent less saturated fat and more than two times Omega-3 than ordinary eggs. Eggland's Best eggs are the recipients of many awards including the Gold Medal for superior taste, appearance and freshness from The American Masters of Taste; one of the "Best Packaged Foods" by Prevention magazine (2012-2013); a "Best Kid Breakfast Food" by KIWI magazine (2013); a Progressive Grocer "Editors' Pick" (2012); a "2012 Category Captain" by Progressive Grocer (2012); "Best Grab-and-Go Breakfast Food" by Health magazine (2011); one of the "Top 125 Foods for Men" in the Men's Health annual nutrition awards for eight consecutive years (2005-2012); one of the "125 Best Packaged Foods For Women" according to Women's Health magazine for three years (2008, 2010, 2011); a top five "superfood" picks according to American Baby magazine (2010); and the National Health & Wellness Club Stamp of Approval for flavor, quality and nutrition.
The distinctive "EB" stamp on the shell assures consumers that the eggs meet the highest standards of taste, nutrition and quality. Eggland's Best hens are fed a strictly controlled, high-quality, all-natural, all-vegetarian diet without added hormones, antibiotics or steroids of any kind. EB eggs are available in large, extra large, jumbo, cage free, organic, hard-cooked, liquid egg whites, and are certified as Kosher. For more information, visit www.egglandsbest.com.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN IN THE EGGLAND'S BEST "CHIEF EGG OFFICER SEARCH" CONTEST. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, DC and PR, 18 or older. Void where prohibited. Contest starts 5/13/13 and ends 11/17/13. Entry Period starts 5/13/13 and ends 7/31/13. For Official Rules, which govern, visit www.egglandsbest.com/chiefeggofficer. Sponsor: Eggland's Best, LLC.
SOURCE Eggland's Best