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FOREIGN TRADE OF OF EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

According to the Interprofesional of the egg, Inprovo, exports account for approximately 23% of production, which is about 230 million dozen. The main destination markets are other European Union countries, notably France, Italy and Germany. Traditionally, exported eggs were preferentially directed towards European egg products industries. In recent times, there has been a significant diversification […]

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BUSINESS STRUCTURE OF EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS SECTOR

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

Together with large industrial holdings that house the hens in battery and represent 90% of the census of hens, appears an increasing number of small farms of alternative character. At present there are just under 990 egg-producing farms, 58% of which are cage farms, 19.5% for chickens on land, 15.2% for farms and The remaining […]

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PRODUCTION AND CONSUME OF EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

Production99% of the eggs produced in Spain come from hens and only 1% from birds of other species (turkeys, paws, geese, ostriches, quail …). They stand out by CC.AA. Castile La Mancha, Castilla Leon, Aragon, Catalonia and C. Valenciana. The census of laying hens at the end of 2014 was around 44.2 million animals, according […]

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EGGS

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

Depending on their size, eggs are classified into:Super Large or XL: 73 grams or moreLarge or L: between 63 and 73 gramsMedium or M: between 53 and 63 gramsSmall or S: less than 53 gramsThe Spanish Food Code (CAE) classifies the eggs according to their state of conservation as:Fresh eggs (less than 15 days after […]

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EGG PRODUCTS

By Montse Gonzalez / 4 years ago

In Spain, about 110,000 tonnes of pasteurized liquid egg products and about 55,000 tonnes of boiled egg, powdered egg and others are produced annually, accounting for between 15% and 20% of total egg production. The preferred destination for egg products is restoration, where 60% of the total is directed. In second place is the food […]