Egg Industry - February 2018 - 16
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THE WORLD'S LEADING EGG PRODUCERS
Top 20 US egg
Learn more about the companies
WATT Global Media ranked as
the 2018 top egg producers.
The top 20 egg producers - according to data from
Egg Industry's Top Egg Company Survey, which is
part of WATT Global Media's database on the world's
leading broiler, turkey and egg producers - are
ranked according to the size of their layer flock at the
end of 2017. More information about the companies
can be found by clicking on the company's name or
visiting the top poultry company's database.
Collectively, the top 20 companies account for
229.17 million birds.
The largest producer and marketer of shell eggs in
the United States in fiscal 2017, sold approximately 1,031.1
million dozen shell eggs. Cal-Maine stated they thought
that represented approximately 20 percent of domestic shell
egg consumption. Cal-Maine had a total of approximately
40.1 million layers as of December 31, 2017.
Cal-Maine produces caged brown and white eggs,
cage-free white and brown eggs, organic and freerange eggs, as well as specialty products. Most of their
shell eggs are sold in the Southwestern, Southeastern,
Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. CalMaine sells shell eggs to most American retailers.
www.WATTAgNet.com ❙ February 2018
More information about the companies found in Egg Industry's Top Egg
Company Survey can be found by clicking on the company's name or visiting the
top poultry company's database:
40.1 million hens