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Egg consumption, which has been rising for a decade, exploded last year when fast-food chains introduced all-day breakfasts. That means Alberta’s egg producers are busier than ever.

Get Cracking: It’s boom time for egg farmers

All-day breakfast has the egg sector scrambling to keep up with demand

The latest hot trend in fast food is boosting the fortunes of egg farmers in Alberta and across the country. “Egg sales have gone up all across Canada because of the all-day breakfast,” said Egg Farmers of Alberta chair Beatrice Visser. “We have increased the consumption.” That’s putting it mildly. Egg sales have been rising […] Read more

Getting on the menu

Getting Into Local Restaurants takes place Feb. 9 at the Agri-Food Business Centre in Leduc. “You will meet two chefs and the local producers who supply them, discover what chefs look for in a local food product, explore techniques for getting in the restaurant door and establishing a strong business relationship, and learn about plate […] Read more