Eggland’s Best Wins “Best Packaged Food Award” from Prevention Magazine

May 18, 2012

Eggland’s Best Wins “Best Packaged Food Award” from Prevention Magazine


Emily Prager, Coyne Public Relations

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America’s No. 1 Branded Egg Takes Home Award for Second Year in a Row

Cedar Knolls, NJ, May 15, 2012 -Prevention Magazine released their annual list of “Best Packaged Foods,” and recognized Eggland’s Best, America’s No. 1 egg, as one of the 26 best, healthiest, and most delicious packaged foods they could find.

The recipients of this award must meet strict criteria, including being low in calories, sodium and sugar, and contain significant amounts of protein and essential vitamins.  

“Eggland’s Best is honored to be recognized for the second time in a row as one of Prevention Magazine’s Best Packaged Foods,” said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland’s Best. “Our hens are fed a proprietary certified all-vegetarian feed, with no animal fats, animal by-products, hormones or antibiotics of any kind. The care and feed our hens receive contributes to Eggland’s Best eggs great taste and superior nutritional profile.”

Eggland’s Best received this year’s Prevention”Best Packaged Food Award” for their Organic egg variety. Eggland’s Best eggs are also available in large, extra large, jumbo, cage free, hard-cooked and liquid egg whites varieties. What sets Eggland’s Best apart from ordinary eggs is their wholesome, vegetarian hen feed, strict quality assurance program and localized production, enabling delivery of the freshest possible and best tasting Eggland’s Best eggs to supermarkets.

As a result, Eggland’s Best eggs deliver great taste and nutrition. They contain 25 percent less saturated fat, 10 times the vitamin E, twice the amount of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids than ordinary eggs, and are a good source of vitamins B2 (riboflavin), B5 and B12. In addition, Eggland’s Best eggs have a harder shell, plumper yolk and are creamier in consistency compared to ordinary eggs. These benefits all contribute to Eggland’s Best winning the Gold Medal for Superior Taste each year for the last 10 years.

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About Eggland’s Best Eggs

Eggland’s Best is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an excellent source of Vitamin D, E, and B12 and a good source of riboflavin. EB eggs have 25 percent less saturated fat and more than two times Omega-3 than ordinary eggs. Eggland’s Best eggs are the recipients of many awards including the Gold Medal for superior taste, appearance and freshness from The American Masters of Taste; the Good Housekeeping Seal from Good Housekeeping Research Institute; one of the Best Packaged Foods by Prevention magazine (2012); Best Grab-and-Go Breakfast Foodby Health magazine (2011);one of the Top 125 Foods for Men in the Men’s Health annual nutrition awards for seven consecutive years (2005-2011); “Best Egg”  by Men’s Health magazine on their list of Top 20 Organic Foods (2010); one of the top 125 Best Packaged Foods For Women according to Women’s Health magazine two years in a row (2010-2011);one of the 25 Healthiest Foods for WomenbyPreventionmagazine (2010);a top five “superfood” picks according toAmerican Babymagazine (2010); and the National Health & Wellness Club Stamp of Approval for flavor, quality and nutrition.

The distinctive “EB” stamp on the shell assures consumers that the eggs meet the highest standards of taste, nutrition and quality. Eggland’s Best hens are fed a strictly controlled, high-quality, wholesome, all-vegetarian diet without added hormones, antibiotics or steroids of any kind. EB eggs are available in large, cage free and organic varieties, and are certified as Kosher. For more information, visit