Chicago, Illinois-based Dutch Farms has introduced its specialty egg line expansion due to the increased demand in specialty eggs. The company states that consumers continue to ask for organic, cage-free, free-range and pasture-raised eggs.
Dutch Farms has partnerships with local family farms that raise hens who are free to roam and nest, who allow outdoor access and some who allow hens to forage for wild plants and food.
Dutch Farms offers specialty eggs from birds fed diets designed to increase the nutritional content of the eggs and/or from hens kept in alternative housing environments.
Dutch Farms offers its retail partners specialty egg items including.
- Free-range non-GMO large eggs;
- Pasture-raised organic large eggs;
- Free-range organic large eggs;
- Vegetarian fed cage-free large eggs;
- Pasture-raised large eggs;
- Organic large eggs;
- Organic large 18-pack eggs;
- Organic medium eggs;
- Organic medium 18-pack eggs; and
- Cage-free jumbo eggs.
According to United Egg Producers, 30 percent of all egg production is from hens laying specialty eggs. Specialty egg production has doubled since 2016.
According to the USDA, by 2026, 66 percent of all shell eggs sold will be specialty eggs.
Staying true to its Dutch roots, Dutch Farms offers a full line of farm-fresh dairy, deli, meat and bakery products. The company is family-owned and has been for generations.
For more information, visit dutchfarms.com.