Eggbert Eggs

Eggspertly packaged and delivered fresh to you

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Eggbert Eggs is a producer, packer and distributor of commercial and free range eggs focusing on major retail outlets in gauteng and KZN

Availability

Eggbert Eggs is a producer, packer and distributor of commercial and free range eggs focusing on major retail outlets in gauteng and KZN

Egg Facts


Nutrient value

  1. An egg contains varying amounts of 13 important vitamins and minerals. An egg yolk is one of the few foods that naturally contains vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin in combination with the other important nutrients folate, iron and vitamin B12

  2. Eggs supply high quality protein. Egg protein contains all the essential amino acids in a pattern that matches the human body needs.

  3. The carotenoids lutein and zeaxhantin found in eggs, help prevent the increasingly common eye disorder of age related macular degeneration.

  4. Choline in eggs is important in proper brain development in the fetus and newborn and also plays a role in preventing memory loss later in life.

  5. Each egg contains a mixture of essential fatty acids used in various body functions. A large egg supplies a good distribution of fatty acids with only 1,5 grams of saturated fat and 2 grams of monounsaturated fat and 0,5 grams of polyunsaturated fat.

    Weight and Hunger

  6. Beginning the day with eggs as part of a balanced meal can help prevent midmorning hunger and improve nutrient intake compared to skipping breakfast.

  7. Eggs make great snack food because they are easily transported, individually portioned, fun to eat and are widely available.

  8. Recent studies have found that that foods consisting of carbohydrates that are quickly absorbed into the blood stream have a high glycemic index, promoting hunger and excess weight gain. Eggs contain no carbohydrates and therefore lower the total glycemic load of the meal in which they are consumed.

    Convenience

  9. Eggs are a fast and satisfying food that can be prepared quickly and eaten on the run, before an athletic event or after a long hard day.

  10. Eggs can be used in so many ways, as a garnish to decorate a salad, as a leavening agent in cakes and breads, as a thickener in sauces, as an emulsifier in salad dressings, and as a binding agent in baked dishes.

Eggbert Eggs will continuously focus on the following key aspects:
  • Superior egg quality
  • Consistant quality supply and delivery
  • Deliver to meet our mutual needs
  • Open and honest dealings
  • Food safety
  • Animal welfare
  • Employment equity
  • Profitable and sustainable growth
  • Development of staff
  • Environmental conservation
  • Social responsibility