Cal-Maine Foods acquires Zephyr Egg
July 02, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
JACKSON, MISS. — Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has closed on its acquisition of the majority assets of Zephyr Egg Co.
Zephyr Egg is located in Zephyrhills, Fla., and the assets Cal-Maine acquired include about two million laying hens in modern, in-line facilities; pullet growing facilities; two egg processing plants; a feed mill; and fleet of delivery trucks for eggs and feed. Cal-Maine also acquired the Eggland’s Best franchise for southern Florida, certain flocks of contract laying hens and Zephyr’s interest in American Egg Products.