Vital Farms Announces Expansion of Egg Central Station

May 17, 2022 Vital Farms

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation that offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide, announced the expansion of Egg Central Station, its world-class egg washing and packing facility in Springfield, Missouri. The 150,000 square foot facility nearly doubled from its original size, creating additional capacity that will enable Vital Farms to continue growing its pasture-raised egg business. The expanded facility will create even more high-quality jobs for the Springfield community and is expected to generate over $300 million in additional revenue for Vital Farms.

Gemperle Family Farms Releases First Sustainability Report

May 5, 2022 Gemperle Family Farms

Gemperle Family Farms released its first Sustainability Report 2022 highlighting sustainability practices in both their egg and almond farming operations. The report is a baseline of where the company is today and what they have achieved since the 1950s along with a set of targeted goals.

Nellie’s Free Range Eggs Partners with No Kid Hungry to Help Provide up to 1.5 Million Meals

April 29, 2022 Nellie's Free Range Eggs

Nellie’s Free Range Eggs, the leading free range egg brand in America, today announced its year-long partnership with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign from Share Our Strength dedicated to ending childhood hunger in the United States. New Hampshire-based Nellie’s Free Range Eggs will be making a $150K donation, which can help provide 1.5 million meals for children facing food insecurity in the United States.* 

Avian Flu Puts Easter Egg Supplies at Risk

April 5, 2022 CoBank

Recent outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) within the U.S. layer flock are adding strain to beleaguered egg supply chains, which have not fully recovered from disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. While egg production has stabilized in recent months, it is still well below pre-pandemic levels and egg availability could be limited leading into Easter, according to a new research brief from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.

A New, Blue Way to Breakfast: Vital Farms Introduces True Blues, Pasture-Raised Heirloom Blue Eggs

April 4, 2022 Vital Farms

Vital Farms introduces True Blues, a specialty carton of beautiful pasture-raised heirloom blue eggs, available now exclusively at select regional Whole Foods Market locations. True Blues is a Certified Humane® dozen of entirely blue shell eggs produced with the same animal welfare standards Vital Farms is known and trusted for by people across the country.