CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents across America have voted and Eggland's Best Organic eggs have been awarded "Best Organic Eggs" by KIWI Magazine. Eggland's Best Organic eggs come from hens fed a certified all-vegetarian feed, and boast the same great nutritional benefits as all Eggland's Best eggs.
"It is important that children start their day with a high-quality breakfast, which is why we asked our trusted Parent Advisory Board to share their favorite natural and organic breakfast foods," said Judy Koutsky, Editorial Director, KIWI Magazine. "Over 2,500 parents voted in 10 different categories including organic orange juice, organic milk and organic eggs. Eggland's Best Organic was the winner in the organic eggs category."Parents can feel confident knowing Eggland's Best Organic eggs not only taste great, but come from cage-free hens that are fed a certified organic, all-natural, all-vegetarian diet. In fact, Eggland's Best Organic eggs carry the official United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Organic seal and exceed USDA standards. "Eggland's Best produces the most nutritious and highest quality eggs for adults and kids alike," said Charles T. Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland's Best. "Our hens are fed an exclusive diet to help make the best tasting eggs and we are thrilled to have won this award from KIWI Magazine." Eggland's Best Organic eggs are available in large, extra large, and jumbo sizes. In addition to the organic product, Eggland's Best eggs are also available in white, brown, large, extra large, jumbo, cage free, hard-cooked and peeled, and liquid egg whites varieties. As a result of Eggland's Best's strict quality assurance program and superior hen feed, Eggland's Best eggs contain 25 percent less saturated fat, 10 times the vitamin E, and twice the amount of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids than ordinary eggs. Plus, Eggland's Best eggs contain 38 percent more lutein and provide a good source of vitamins B2 (riboflavin), B5 and B12, and contain about 70 calories per egg.