How long do eggs keep for?
Eggs purchased from our farm will keep for up to 6 weeks when refrigerated. We gaurentee that our eggs are never more than 2-3 days old which means they are the freshest you'll find across Sydney. Be sure to refer to the best before date stamp on your tray or carton.
What is the best way to store eggs?
The best place to store eggs is in their carton in the bottom of the fridge. The shell of an egg is made up of up to 17,000 tiny pores over its surface which absorb flavours and odours. The carton helps to prevent this process so they remain fresh.
How do I test the freshness of my eggs?
To test an egg for freshness put the egg in a basin of water. Fresh eggs sink to the bottom of the bowl, while stale eggs float. This is caused by the large air cell that will develops inside over time.
What are barn laid eggs?
Barn-laid eggs, sometimes also called cage-free eggs, are laid by hens that are housed in large, climate-controlled sheds without cages. The hens are able to roam and fly freely within the shed environment, socialising and perching, without the threat of outdoor predators or exposure to the elements.
What nutrients are found in eggs?
A standard egg contains an impressive 12 different vitamins and nutrients which makes them one of the healthiest foods to eat. These nutrients include: Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Phosphorus, Folate, Iodine, Selenium and Choline.
Are eggs bad for my cholesterol?
No. Research conducted by the CSIRO Division of Human Nutrition showed that adding two eggs a day to the diet of people with normal cholesterol levels produced no rise in the level of LDL (or bad) cholesterol.
DID YOU KNOW?
A hen requires approximately one day to produce an egg. Half a hour later the cycle starts all over again.