Egg producers from all over the world led the celebration of the 21 st World Egg Day on Friday (October 14).
The global event planned by the World Egg Organization (WEO) is a perfect platform to communicate the numerous benefits of eggs to worldwide audience.
Philippines joined the celebration with fun run and egg tasting activities.
The United Kingdom held school recipe challenges, hosted conferences and launched social media campaigns.
Hungary held an Egg Symposium featuring keynote presentation from International Egg Commission’s Julian Madeley on “The Global Egg Market: past, present, future – challenges and possibilities.”
Austria had media briefings on egg quality and standards, labeling issues in gastronomy and raising male chicks in organic egg production.
The American Egg Board created a video series featuring “Adventure Egg” that explores recipes from around the world while egg farmers from Canada had a video showing the far-reaching impact of eggs.
Egg producers in Argentina ran an “Egg Gourmet Week” and donated more than one million eggs through the national food bank scheme.
Farmers in Bangladesh held a rally and distributed 5,000 free boiled eggs alongside an “EggFest” that involved leading food companies, hotels and restaurants showcasing egg and poultry produce.
Vietnam organized food tasting and eggy quizzes while New Zealand’s celebration focused on the iconic kiwi dish – the bacon and egg pie, with a promotion encouraging people to share their favorite recipes, tips and memories.