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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
the happy egg co. adds packing, distribution site in California
Noble Foods’ the happy egg co. continues to grow and expand its operations with the addition of a new Riverside County packing and distribution location in Norco, California. This will be the second packing location for the happy egg co., with the original facility in Summers, Arkansas.
“This additional capacity will ensure that the happy egg co. continues to grow and meet the demand for true free-range eggs at the speed, affordability and quality that consumers and retailers deserve,” said David Wagstaff, COO of Noble Foods Inc. “The successful growth we’ve seen allows us to take this natural next step to move closer to our West Coast retailers, provide an improved service and further decrease our carbon footprint.”
The free Range eggs from the happy egg co. come from hens from farms that allow the hens daily access to at least five acres of lush green fields and expert care from family farmers. The farms at the happy egg co. are all presently located in Missouri and Arkansas. However, with the new facility in California, the company may consider farms closer to the California facility as it experiences growth, a spokesman for the company said.
More space for the happy egg co. hens planned in near future
Already going well beyond the industry standard requirements for free-range, organic and cage-free eggs, the happy egg co. d has plans to expand and provide even more additional space per bird in the coming months.
“Educating consumers on the reality of the egg industry is a top priority for the happy egg co. in order to define the meaning of true free-range eggs and humanely raised standards,” Wagstaff said. “At the happy egg co., our free-to-roam hens always come first.”