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.
In our latest webinar available to watch at your convenience, Dr Travis Schaal explored the importance of robust biosecurity during a pandemic and its role in profitable egg production.
In our final article in the series, current Young Egg Leaders Michael Griffiths, New Product Development Manager at Oakland Farm Eggs, UK, and Opeyemi Agbato, Executive Director Animal Health and Husbandry at Animal Care, Nigeria, share their views on the future challenges, threats and opportunities the egg industry may face.
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.
In our latest webinar available to watch at your convenience, Rabobank’s Nan-Dirk Mulder joined IEC members to discuss the ‘Global Economic Outlook for the Egg Sector’.
In our latest industry insight article, IEC Value Chain Partner, DSM Animal Nutrition and Health, explore the role of a strong immune system for laying hens and egg consumers
In an insightful webinar now available to watch below, Ben Dellaert, Eric Hubers, and Dr Armin Elbers explored the importance of a proactive approach to Avian Influenza prevention.
Our 2020 Young Egg Leaders Programme brings together seven highly motivated future leaders, representing egg businesses from around the world. This month Harsha Chitturi of Srinivasa Farms, India, Jon Krahn of Paragon Feed Corps, Canada, and Marco Hennes of Eirehof-Hennes GmbH, Germany, share their views on the challenges threats and opportunities that lie ahead of our industry.
Eggs have been recognised as a protein powerhouse for many years as they contain the highest quality protein naturally available.
Our 2020 Young Egg Leaders Programme brings together seven dynamic future leaders, representing egg businesses from around the world. Over the next three months we will be featuring each of our Young Egg Leaders to gain their thoughts on the challenges, threats and opportunities that lie ahead of the industry.
Following the concept launch earlier this year, a task force of environmental sustainability academics and professional experts have joined forces to support the global egg industry to achieve its vision of a world where everyone recognises the sustainable nature of eggs and their importance to the health of humankind, our animals and the environment.
Eggs contain the majority of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants required by the body and offer a sustainable source of nutrition. We explore three great reasons why eggs can and should play an essential role in future food systems as a sustainable food of choice.
Our latest webinar is now available to watch on-demand via the IEC website. Carlos Saviani explored how egg producers can maximise business profits by capitalising on the sustainable credentials of the egg.
The new ‘Practical Elements of Biosecurity for Sustainable Egg Production’ resource is designed to support egg producers to develop, maintain and review biosecurity practices.
The egg industry has made tremendous gains in its sustainable credentials over the past 50 years and holds the position as the most sustainable source of high-quality animal protein. In our latest insight article, IEC Value Chain Partner, DSM Animal Nutrition and Health, explore how the industry can continue to improve its sustainable credentials, while also supporting the bottom line of businesses.
In our latest webinar now available to watch on-demand, Milos Ryba, Head of Retail Strategic Projects at IGD, and Tim Yoo, Marketing Director at Ganong Bio, share their insight and experiences of the short-term changes that have been witnessed as a result of COVID-19, before giving their thoughts on the long-term impact on consumer behaviour.
IEC Economic Analyst, Peter Van Horne, provides an overview of the growth of global egg production as he gives insight into the largest egg producing countries.
The IEC’s Young Egg Leaders programme brings together the next generation of egg business leaders, supporting them through a tailored personal development programme. As our latest intake of YELs start their programme virtually, we caught up with them to find out their ambitions for the programme.