Announces Eggland's Best Organic Eggs as Winner of "2013 Cleanest Packaged Foods Award"

Mar 06, 2013, 08:57 ET from Eggland's Best

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggland's Best Organic eggs have been deemed one of's "Cleanest Packaged Foods of 2013." Eggland's Best Organic eggs come from hens fed a certified all vegetarian feed, and boast the same great nutritional benefits as all Eggland's Best eggs.

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"Our editors ate their way through mountains of food in search of the most nutritious, delicious choices with the cleanest ingredients," said Mandy Oaklander, associate editor  "In our book, eggs are pretty much the perfect breakfast, but the best eggs come from Eggland's Best.", always a leader in helping their readers be healthier, has identified 100 products as earning the prestigious Cleanest Packaged Food Award.  In order to qualify for this award, Eggland's Best Organic eggs had to meet strict standards including excellent nutritional content, having no more than 200 mg sodium and, of course, tasting delicious.

"Receiving's Cleanest Packaged Foods Award is a great honor," said Charles T. Lanktree, Eggland's Best President and CEO. "Eggland's Best is always striving to provide better taste, better nutrition and better eggs and we are proud to see these efforts recognized."

In addition to the organic product, Eggland's Best eggs are also available in white, brown, large, extra large, jumbo, cage free, hard-cooked and peeled and liquid egg whites varieties. Eggland's Best's all-natural, vegetarian hen feed and strict quality assurance program set Eggland's Best eggs apart from ordinary eggs. Eggland's Best eggs are locally produced which enables delivery of the freshest, best tasting eggs to supermarkets.

The exclusive Eggland's Best feed produces eggs that contain 25 percent less saturated fat, 10 times the vitamin E, and twice the amount of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids than ordinary eggs. Additionally, Eggland's Best eggs provide a good source of vitamins B2 (riboflavin), B5 and B12. Eggland's Best eggs have a harder shell, plumper yolk and are creamier in consistency compared to ordinary eggs, and contain about 70 calories per egg.

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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 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

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