Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces $82M for Capital Projects to Expand Company’s Cage-Free Production Capabilities

March 31, 2022 Cal-Maine Foods

Cal-Maine Foods announced that its Board of Directors has approved new capital projects to further expand the Company’s cage-free egg production capabilities. The Company plans to fund the proposed projects for an estimated total of $82 million through a combination of available cash on hand, investments and operating cash flow.

Sprouts Farmers Market Reaches Cage-Free or Better Egg Commitment

January 21, 2022 Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.

Sprouts Farmers Market, which has been at the forefront of sourcing cage-free or better eggs for many years, is now sourcing all shell and liquid eggs sold across its more than 370 stores from cage-free, organic or free-range farms. The specialty grocer’s Our Brands eggs have been cage-free or better since 2016.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces $23.0 Million Capital Project to Expand Cage-Free Production in Florida

November 4, 2021 Cal-Maine Foods

The project will include the construction of two cage-free layer houses and one cage-free pullet house with capacity for approximately 400,000 cage-free hens and 210,000 pullets, respectively. Construction will commence immediately with first pullet placements planned by mid-May 2022 and the first layer house finished by October 1, 2022, with the second layer house and project completion expected by February 1, 2023.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces $40.1 Million Capital Project to Expand Cage-Free Production in Kentucky

December 24, 2020 Cal-Maine Foods

The project will include related site work and the additional infrastructure to convert existing conventional capacity to house approximately 1.5 million cage-free hens and 300,000 pullets.

Lever Foundation Praises Shake Shack for Landmark Commitment to Use Cage-Free Eggs Globally

August 17, 2020 Lever Foundation

Shake Shack, the fast-growing New York City-based restaurant chain with nearly 300 locations globally, won praise today from animal protection non-profit Lever Foundation for committing to use only cage-free eggs in its restaurants worldwide.