The bakery and confectionery industry claims it has been hit with a “dire and unprecedented” EU-wide egg shortage as suppliers of egg replacers look to profit and offer up their opinions on how long the situation will last.
Last month, The Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries (CAOBISCO) said a ban on battery cages introduced this year had led to egg shortages and price increases of around 75% over the last six months.
Friday, March 15, 2013
EU egg shortage: An alternate view on how long it will last
Another article on the impact of the ban on caged hens: