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Egg N' Role

Eggs play a vital role in all food service operations, as a key ingredient in many recipes and a wonderful protein-packed snack on their own. Michigan is home to a growing egg industry, ranking as the nation’s sixth largest producer of eggs. 

Facts and Tips

  • Fact: Michigan is now home to 15 million laying hens, which each produce 250-300 eggs per year.
  • Storage Tip: Refrigerate eggs at 45°F or lower when they are received and keep them refrigerated until they are used.
  • Nutrition Tip: One egg supplies 12% of an adult’s required daily protein.

Cultivate Michigan Resources

Featured Recipe

Mini Bacon & Swiss Quiche

Featured Story

Cracking the Code: Bronson Healthcare's Journey to Local Eggs