CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands and thousands of Eggland's Best fans across the country entered the Eggland's Best "2015 CEO Search" Contest and Eggland's Best has announced which three candidates are just one step away from receiving the honorary title of "Chief Egg Officer."
Starting today, Eggland's Best is asking fans to help select which of the three egg-straordinary "CEO" candidates to name "Chief Egg Officer." From July 7 through September 1, 2015, consumers can visit the Eggland's Best website at www.egglandsbest.com/chiefeggofficer to learn more about each candidate and vote for who they believe best egg-semplifies the Eggland's Best brand.
The Finalists in the Eggland's Best "2015 CEO Search" Contest include:
- Jenny S. of Texas
- Kim V. of New Jersey
- Mary E. of Ohio
"What's so exciting to me about the 'CEO' Contest, is that it gives our loyal fans a chance to be recognized for the passion they have for Eggland's Best," says Charles Lanktree, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are so thankful for all those who entered and we truly believe we have the best fans."
The 2015 Eggland's Best "CEO" will be revealed on September 15, 2015. The Grand Prize winner will receive the honorary title of "Chief Egg Officer," a $5,000 cash prize, a nutrition consultation with the world-renowned registered dietitians Lyssie Lakatos and Tammy Lakatos Shames (The Nutrition Twins), and a year's supply of Eggland's Best eggs. The two runners-up will each receive a $500 cash prize and a six month supply of Eggland's Best eggs.
"As the current 'Chief Egg Officer,' it is very important to me that the next 'CEO' has the ability to demonstrate the superior quality of Eggland's Best eggs to consumers," said current "Chief Egg Officer" Karen Petersen. "It's been such a privilege to represent such a great brand. I love that Eggland's Best eggs not only taste better than ordinary eggs, but also have better nutrition and better freshness. I am thrilled to see that this year's finalists understand the benefits of Eggland's Best eggs and am excited to see who will be filling my shoes as 'CEO'!"
Eggland's Best eggs have 25 percent less saturated fat, 38 percent more lutein, 10 times more vitamin E, and four times more vitamin D than ordinary eggs, and also stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs.
To cast your vote and read the official rules, visit www.egglandsbest.com/chiefeggofficer.
About Eggland's Best Eggs
Eggland's Best (EB) is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an excellent source of Vitamins D, B12, and E, and a good source of Vitamin B5 and Riboflavin. EB eggs have four times the Vitamin D, more than double the Omega-3, 10 times the Vitamin E and 25 percent less saturated fat than ordinary eggs.
The distinctive "EB" stamp on the shell assures consumers and food service customers that the eggs meet the highest production and safety standards. Eggland's Best has been was voted "America's Most Trusted Egg Brand" by American shoppers in the 2015 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards and has received numerous awards from Prevention Magazine, Men's Health, Women's Health, and many others. In 2014, Eggland's Best was also awarded "Product of the Year" in the egg category by Product of the Year USA. Eggland's Best's hens are fed a strictly controlled, proprietary, high-quality all-vegetarian diet, which results in a better tasting, more nutritious and fresher egg. EB eggs are available in large, extra-large, jumbo, cage free, organic, hard-cooked, liquid egg whites, and are certified Kosher. For more information, visit www.egglandsbest.com.
SOURCE Eggland's Best