Starting January 1, 2015, hens from around the country have transitioned from intensive confinement systems, like battery cages, to more space to move around thanks to California voters.
Beginning January 1, 2015, all eggs sold in California must come from hens that are housed in bigger cages. At the happy egg co. there is no debate; the hen always comes first.
The sounds of One Direction may set millions of girls’ hearts aflutter but hens are more moved by Beethoven according to a new study conducted by the University of Bristol. The study was commissioned by the happy egg co. to discover the positive benefits of music on hens as part of its long-term commitment to find new ways to make its flocks even happier. The results revealed six percent more eggs were laid in nest boxes playing classical music compared to the nest boxes playing songs by the most popular boy band in the world.
the happy egg co. has been named the winner of the International Egg Committee’s (IEC) 2014 Golden Egg Award for marketing excellence. The Golden Egg Award is given each year for the best marketing and promotional campaign submitted by a country egg association, egg producer, egg packer or egg processing company. The award was announced and presented to the brand at IEC's annual Gala Banquet, part of the 50th International Egg Commission Conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland from September 8-11, 2014.
Continuing its mission to make true Free Range eggs accessible across the U.S., the happy egg co. is once again expanding its distribution network with the addition of more than 200 Safeway locations in Arizona and Texas. Free Range on pasture eggs from the happy egg co.’s free to roam hens can now be found in more than 100 Safeway locations in Arizona and more than 100 Randalls and Tom Thumb stores in Texas.
Our Girls are Famous
“They taste better and make me feel good. Thank you for treating your chickens right, keeping them happy and producing great eggs.”
- Jean, CA
“We love happy eggs in our household. The flavor is rich and delicious! Thank you for doing things the RIGHT way.”
“Animal cruelty is a big issue with me. Your footage gives me hope! I will make it a point to only buy happy eggs.”
“Growing up, my grandmother raised chickens and we always had lovely fresh eggs. Happy eggs taste just like the ones from my grandmother’s chickens.”
“With happy eggs, you’ll see the difference and feel better about what you’re buying and feeding your family.” Christina, from Christina’s Cucina
“At the happy egg co. farms, their hens definitely receive 5 star treatment!” -Catherine, from Rabbit Food for my Bunny Teeth
We’ve cracked the case
Americans could make more informed decisions if purchasing eggs wasn't such a mystery
of Americans think the way hens are raised, such as whether they are kept in wire cages, have access to the outdoors, or are free to roam, is important
Of Americans don't know what the term "cage-free" indicates. Only 29% of Americans realize that "cage-free" hens may be free from wire cages, but have no access to the outdoors. Over one-third (34%) incorrectly interprets "cage-free" to mean hens spend most of their time outdoors and are free to roam.
Who's eating eggs?
Of Americans eat eggs, and one-third of these folks prefer them scrambled!