Easter Egg Consumption
Powered by The Incredible Egg, here are a few stats about the Easter season in 2018:
- Americans ate more than 2.9 BILLION eggs.
- At retail, 242 million dozen eggs were sold.
- Demand for eggs at Easter increased by 6.2 percent vs. 2015.
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In 1911, Canadian newspaper editor Joseph Coyle invented the egg carton to solve a dispute between a local farmer and hotel owner over broken eggs. Previously, eggs were carried in egg baskets. In the 1950s, British designer H.G. Bennett updated its design, which became the norm and became the norm for egg transportation during this period.* According to The Nielsen Co. data for the three weeks before through one week after Easter.