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Local egg farmers invite Coloradans to celebrate Colorado Proud month

Friday, August 23, 2013

DENVER – August 2013 - Palisade peaches, Rocky Ford melons and Olathe sweet corn are just a few of the locally produced fruits and vegetables that have been tickling our taste buds this season. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association, a membership organization representing seven farms, wants to remind Coloradans that in addition to seasonal fruits and vegetables, eggs are a food staple that shoppers can buy locally and enjoy year-round.

“Thinking about where food comes and buying locally is top-of-mind for many people today,” said Mike Surles, local egg farmer and CEP member. “This is the perfect time of year to celebrate the bounty of Colorado-produced food available at grocery stores, farmers’ markets and restaurants across the state. Colorado eggs are a wonderful example. When you purchase locally produced eggs, you are not only getting high-quality fresh products, you are also supporting Colorado's farmers, ranchers, processors and the state’s economy.”

Colorado Egg Producers Celebrate the History of Eggs

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

DENVER – July 2013 – Colorado egg farmers and the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association proudly celebrate the history of eggs this summer by taking a crack at that age-old question – “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”. While the answer is hotly debated, one thing is certain: eggs are a staple of the American diet. According to the American Egg Board, eggs are so popular that they’re used by 94 percent of households in the U.S. The American Egg Board recently found that 82 percent of parents agree that eggs are a more nutritious breakfast than cereal. Weighing in at 75 calories, eggs are a powerhouse of nutrition for their size and caloric content. Each egg has 13 essential nutrients – including the highest quality protein, choline, folate, iron and zinc. But did you know that this classic menu item has a long history with American agriculture?

How to meet healthy resolutions every day of the year

Friday, February 1, 2013

As New Year’s quickly becomes a distant memory for many people, resolutions typically fall by the wayside. Ambitious goals like getting organized and exercising every day of the week may have faded as old habits set back in. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association reminds Coloradans that eating healthy doesn’t have to be tough resolution to keep. When thinking about healthy eating, most people focus on foods such as fruit, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, but what about eggs? As a powerhouse of nutrition that is often overlooked, one egg provides the 13 essential nutrients and high quality protein required to help you achieve and maintain weight loss goals year round.

Colorado Egg Producers serve up high altitude baking tips for the Holidays

Monday, December 17, 2012

Do you ever wonder what makes this season the most wonderful time of the year? The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association suspects the delectable sweets we suddenly find ourselves surrounded by play a role. Sugar cookies, gingerbread, cheesecake – take your pick or eat them all! Preparing and eating holiday desserts is an enjoyable activity for many each holiday season, including this one. However, baking in the high altitude that most Coloradans love can be a challenge for your cookies and cakes. CEP understands this dilemma, and is here to help with some high-altitude baking tips. Don’t forget to stock up on locally produced Colorado eggs, as they’re typically a crucial part of the baking process.

CEP, a membership organization representing seven farms, wants everyone to get the most out of the holiday baking season. In Colorado it’s especially important to keep our high altitude in mind. Here are a few tips courtesy of joyofbaking.com, baking911.com and ochef.com:

Colorado egg farmers recognize the importance of giving back this Thanksgiving

Friday, November 16, 2012

Thanksgiving is a holiday many Coloradans cherish for a variety of reasons. Whether you look forward to spending quality time with your family, cheering on your favorite football team, watching the floats on display during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, or enjoying a home-cooked meal, everyone has a reason for celebrating Thanksgiving. This time of year, the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association encourages everyone to take a moment and reflect on the good fortune in their lives. A loving family, great friends, memorable experiences, and, in CEP’s opinion, delicious food, are all reasons to be grateful.

CEP, a membership organization representing seven farms, recognizes that not all members of our Colorado family will have enough to eat during this holiday season. CEP is committed to doing what’s right for the Colorado community, as illustrated by their regular donation of thousands of eggs to food banks throughout the state. Egg farmers throughout Colorado have an unwavering mission to provide high-quality eggs to Coloradans.

Let's go! PJs & Eggs!

Friday, October 12, 2012

OCTOBER 12, 2012
JOIN COLORADO EGG FARMERS FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL
PJS & EGGS CHARITY EVENT

Select restaurants will open their doors for a unique meal
benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Charities

Buy local year round and support Colorado egg farmers

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Palisade peaches, Rocky Ford melons and Olathe sweet corn are just a few of the locally produced fruits and vegetables that have been tickling our taste buds this season. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association, a membership organization representing seven farms, would like to remind you that in addition to seasonal fruits and vegetables, there are main food staples – including eggs – which you can buy locally and enjoy all year round.

“Thinking about where your food comes and buying locally is certainly top of mind for everyone today,” explained Jerry Wilkins, president of CEP. “This is the perfect time and the ideal season to celebrate the bounty of Colorado agriculture available at grocery stores, farmers’ markets and restaurants across the state. Colorado eggs are a wonderful example. When you purchase Colorado food and agricultural products, such as eggs, you are not only getting high quality fresh products, you are also supporting Colorado's farmers, ranchers, processors and the state economy.”

Beyond breakfast: eggs for lunch, dinner, snacks and more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

It’s no secret that eggs are traditionally served as part of a well-rounded breakfast. They’re scrambled, boiled and poached to perfection as the ideal match for bacon and toast on countless plates every morning. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association would like to remind you that eggs are also a delicious choice for lunch, dinner and snacks – and are a healthier alternative to calorie-laden meal options like burgers and fries.

“Eggs are one of the most versatile foods to cook with, in addition to being one of the most nutritious,” said Mike O’Connor, a Colorado farmer and CEP member. “They’re typically viewed as a breakfast item, but they’re perfect for any meal or snack of the day. If you’re looking for a substitute for meat, eggs are one of the highest-quality proteins available.”

Colorado Egg Producers celebrate the history of eggs

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Colorado egg farmers and the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association proudly celebrate the history of eggs and help to answer the age-old question – “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”. While the answer is highly debated, one thing is certain, eggs are a staple of the American diet. According to the American Egg Board, eggs are so popular that they’re used by 94 percent of households in the U.S. Weighing in at 75 calories, eggs are a powerhouse of nutrition for their size and caloric content. Each egg has 13 essential nutrients – including the highest quality protein, choline, folate, iron and zinc.

CEP is a membership organization representing seven farms throughout Colorado. CEP is committed to doing what’s right for its community, as illustrated by the regular donation of thousands of eggs to food banks throughout the state. Egg farmers in Colorado pride themselves on providing eggs to Coloradans. We are also proud to offer consumers the choice between cage, cage-free eggs, organic, nutrient enhanced, brown and white eggs.

Are eggs good for your health?

Monday, May 21, 2012

Adam Bornstein is the Editorial Director of LIVESTRONG.COM. As a fitness and nutrition journalist, he has studied and learned from the best experts in the world and is one of the most respected sources in the industry. Adam conducted an egg-speriment in which he ate 3 eggs every day and tracked his results in a journal. He also had a doctor perform blood work at the beginning and end of the process. With that said, Adam's good cholesterol went up, bad cholesterol went down, body weight stayed the same, and body fat decreased slightly. Adam can now say that he considers eggs to be a health food. To read the full details of his exciting egg-speriment, click here.

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