Egg Industry - February 2018 - 22
22 ❙ EggIndustry
THE WORLD'S LEADING EGG PRODUCERS
agement, human resources and finance. This operation is
owned by farm families with more than six generations of
knowledge in egg production; those families are the Deans,
the Hennings and the Boomsmas.
12.8 million hens
Daybreak Foods is privately held and is involved
in shell egg and egg products production. Its layer flock
includes 12.8 million hens. It produces conventional white
eggs and liquid egg products. In November, the company
announced at a town meeting that it was moving to a cagefree environment at its Creekwood site. The facility is going
through the permitting process to upgrade its capacity. The
company bought adjacent property and is looking to tear
down the current facility and erect a larger plant.
12.5 million hens
Rembrandt Enterprises, doing business as
Rembrandt Foods, is privately held and focuses on producing egg products for the foodservice and ingredients
industries. As of December 31, 2017, the company's
layer flock included 12.5 million hens. Rembrandt
produces its egg products from white and brown conventionally produced eggs, cage-free eggs, free-range
eggs and organic eggs. Its products include liquid egg,
dried egg and hard-cooked, peeled eggs. In June 2017,
the company announced the launch of a new product
known as REMPRO, an egg white high-protein product.
It is intended to be ideal for sports and nutritional beverages. Rembrandt produces consumer and institutional
or bulk packaged egg products.