Connecting the Global Egg Industry
Working collaboratively with businesses and industry stakeholders around the world
Supporting Industry Development
Sharing best practice and the latest insight to support industry growth
Welcome to the International Egg Commission
The International Egg Commission exists to link people across the globe, and is the only organisation that represents the global egg industry. It is a unique community that shares information and develops relationships across cultures and nationalities to support the growth of the egg industry.
The IEC represents the egg industry at a global level, with a varied work programme designed to support egg related businesses to continue to develop and grow the global industry, the IEC fosters collaboration and sharing best practice.
The egg is a nutrition powerhouse, containing most of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants required by the body. The IEC supports the global egg industry to promote the nutritional value of the egg through the International Egg Nutrition Centre (IENC).
The egg industry has made tremendous gains to its environmental sustainability over the past 50 years, and is committed to continuing to enhance its value chain to produce environmentally sustainable high-quality protein that is affordable for all.
Value Chain Partners
Created to drive positive development in the egg industry, especially in the fields of sustainability and nutrition where the egg industry has the opportunity to excel.
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Latest News from the IEC
Vitamin D is a nutrient essential for bone development, skeletal health, healthy muscles and regulating the immune system, yet it is estimated that 1 in 8 people worldwide have a vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency. As one of the few natural food sources of vitamin D, eggs can help you reach the recommended daily intake.
Eggs are widely recognised as one of nature’s most nutritious foods. With 14 important nutrients, eggs contain the majority of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants required by the body, furthermore new research confirms that eggs can be included in a healthy dietary pattern without adverse effects linked to diabetes.
Recorded by country representatives, IEC Country Insights provide a snapshot of the opportunities and challenges egg producers are facing in countries around the world.
We are extremely grateful to the members of the IEC Support Group for their patronage. They play an essential role in the success of our organisation, and we would like to thank them for their continued support, enthusiasm and dedication in helping us to deliver for our members.View All