Egg Consumption Cracks New Heights

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Short Description:
The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd. has released data on egg consumption in Australia that finds a 7% increase in consumption of eggs in 2011 compared with 2010. In 2011, each Australian at an average of 213 eggs.

Summary of Findings:
  • Australians ate an average of 15 more eggs in 2011 than in 2010.

  • In 2011, the Australian egg industry produced about 12.9 million eggs each day.

  • In 2011, 128.4 million eggs were sold in Australia.

  • Egg sales increased by 5% in 2011, compared to 2010, and by 19% compared to 2006.

  • The sale of "free range" eggs rose by 24% compared to 2010 while the sale of barn-laid eggs (e.g. conventional eggs) fell by 3%.

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Spot Check Number: 1975
Sponsor: Australian Egg Corporation Ltd.
Researcher/Author: Australian Egg Corporation Ltd.
Animal Type: Poultry
Research Method: Case Study
Geographic Region: International
Population Descriptors: Australians
Year Conducted: 2012
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