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Industry News: The Country Hen Launches a First for the Brand: Heirloom Eggs



Colorful Heirloom Eggs Join the Brand’s Varieties of Organic Omega Eggs

Hubbardston, MA  (November 14, 2018) The Country Hen, a leading producer of Organic, Omega-3 eggs, has announced the release of its newest variety, Heirloom Eggs. This visually stunning variety of eggs will celebrate the heritage of The Country Hen’s organic, cage free farming methods with the addition of traditional bird breeds that lay eye-catching blue eggs. Shoppers can look for the blue eggs in 6 count clear packaging in Donelan Supermarkets, Crosby’s Marketplace and Market Basket stores throughout Massachusetts beginning January 2019 at an SRP of $3.99 - $4.99.

The Country Hen’s new Heirloom Eggs join the brand’s current product offerings catering to consumers who value the rich traditional methods of cage free, organic egg farming. The Country Hen’s state-of-the-art farm will continue to promote the highest humane standards, including sunlit cage free barns and outdoor porch access as well as organic, non-GMO feed milled at the farm. Also among a selective group of Certified Humane® egg producers, The Country Hen carefully cares for their hens as part of their commitment to produce the highest quality, best tasting eggs.

“The blue shell color of Country Hen’s new Heirloom Eggs is a sign of the commitment to quality and natural farming that our farm has been exhibiting for 30 years,” shares Brandy Gamoning, Marketing Manager for The Country Hen. “We’re proud to offer our shoppers this new way to enjoy a brand they love and trust with same high quality and increased nutrients they have come to expect from The Country Hen.”

The Country Hen continuously illustrates the company’s long-standing commitment to a humane life for its hens and on-farm practices that result in the best quality eggs. The newest product is no exception, with The Country Hen’s high quality standards shaping the production process and bringing Heirloom Eggs to store shelves for East Coast consumers.


About The Country Hen
The Country Hen has been cage-free since 1988 when founder George Bass decided to produce only the healthiest eggs he could while treating each of his hens humanely. With all three omega-3s, The Country Hen Eggs are the original organic omega-3 enriched egg produced using certified organic proprietary feed, giving their eggs superior nutrition. The certified organic feed is milled exclusively for The Country Hen at their farm in Hubbardston, MA. The Country Hen believes that organic farming produces healthier plants, which produce better grains and leaves, which produce healthier hens, which produce healthier eggs.

Visit http://www.countryhen.com/ for more information.





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Industry News: NestFresh Expands Humane Products with Nostalgic Heirloom Eggs



Specialty Egg Brand Launches Heirloom Eggs, Offering Consumers a Taste of Traditional Farming

DENVER, CO (November 21, 2017) – NestFresh, the leader in sustainable, local, humane and natural eggs, is celebrating the launch of its Heirloom Eggs. Available in H-E-B markets beginning January 2018 at an SRP of $3.98 per 6-count carton, shoppers will be offered eggs with a farm fresh taste from family farms. This unique variety of eggs will highlight the nostalgic farming practices of NestFresh’s network of regional family farmers, with cartons showcasing eggs in hues of blue, brown or mixed colors. The entire line of products includes 6-count, 9-count, and 12-count cartons with brown eggs, blue eggs, or a mixture of the two rich colors in one package.

The newest addition to NestFresh’s complete line of products allows consumers to experience the varied colors and rich taste of NestFresh Heirloom Eggs, remembering a time when family farmers used traditional methods to produce fresh food. NestFresh Heirloom Eggs come from farms dedicated to raising a variety of traditional hen breeds without any hormones or antibiotics on pastures that allow the hens to roam. With a minimum of 108 square feet per bird at every farm, consumers are invited to enjoy the values and traditions employed by local farms from days past.

“NestFresh partners with family farms that have demonstrated their care for the land and superior animal care. Our new Heirloom Eggs are an exciting addition to our complete line of humanely-raised eggs,” shares Brandy Gamoning, Marketing Manager for NestFresh. “The colorful hues of the eggs reflect the traditional hen breeds raised on the pastures at each NestFresh farm, and it’s wonderful to be able to share the beauty that can come from something made with such respect for the farming practices of the past when local farms produced fresh food for the people in their communities.”

Regional farms produce and supply farm fresh eggs in a sustainable system and each farm is specially chosen with animal welfare, stewardship of the land and local production as a priority. The newest product is no exception, with NestFresh’s high quality standards shaping the production process.


About NestFresh
NestFresh cage-free eggs was the first nationally distributed egg line to receive the Non-GMO Project Verified seal from the Non-GMO Project and to offer liquid and dry egg products that are also Non-GMO Project Verified for retail, food service and manufacturing. Today, they produce Certified Cage Free eggs, offering pasture raised eggs, organic eggs, omega-3 eggs and Non-GMO Free Range eggs.







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