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