CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From thousands and thousands of entries to three deserving Finalists, Eggland's Best is close to crowning their next "CEO" (Chief Egg Officer). From now until September 1st, Eggland's Best is encouraging all fans to get cracking and vote for their favorite "CEO" candidate on their website (www.egglandsbest.com/chiefeggofficer).
Finalists in the Eggland's Best "2015 CEO Search" Contest include:
- Jenny S. of Texas
- Kim V. of New Jersey
- Mary E. of Ohio
"Each 'CEO' Finalist expresses passion for the brand and a love of Eggland's Best eggs any time of day – whether in a traditional breakfast dish or a savory dinner," says Charlie Lanktree, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are excited to see who consumers vote as their favorite 'CEO' and to reveal our next 'Chief Egg Officer.'"
Eggland's Best holds their farm fresh eggs to the highest standards to ensure they are fresher and contain higher levels of nutrients. Due to their proprietary, all-vegetarian hen feed, Eggland's Best eggs contain 25 percent less saturated fat, four times more vitamin D and ten times more vitamin E than ordinary eggs. In the spirit of these high standards, Eggland's Best is looking to find a "CEO" candidate that best exemplifies the brand and shows a true passion for Eggland's Best eggs, great taste, and nutritional benefits, just like current "CEO" Karen Petersen.
"It has been such an honor to work with Eggland's Best and represent not only a quality product, but a product that is healthy and beneficial in all aspects. It's so wonderful to see that the three finalists share my enthusiasm for this great brand, and I'm egg-cited to see to whom I will be passing the torch!" says Karen Petersen, current Eggland's Best Chief Egg Officer.
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), as well as 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.
Consumers can cast their votes and learn more about the three "CEO" Finalists on the Eggland's Best website: 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, Men's Fitness, 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