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Egg-cellent news! Shortage could be over as egg prices level out

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Publish Date
Tue, 28 Nov 2023, 7:57AM
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Egg-cellent news! Shortage could be over as egg prices level out

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 28 Nov 2023, 7:57AM

New Zealand's egg shortage may be over, according to producers who say prices have levelled out. 

Shelves were left bare at times last summer after supermarkets pledged to only sell cage-free eggs. 

Egg Producers' Federation executive director Michael Brooks told Tim Dower that the new restrictions have been difficult for the industry, but prices are finally coming down. 

He says free range eggs will always be a more expensive option because of the land required to farm the hens. 

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