Assayed Egg Ingredients

FACT: According to a study conducted by Food Processing magazine and the American Egg Board, food processors prefer real eggs over alternatives. They know eggs perform multiple functions in food product formulations and keep ingredient statements short and clean. 

Assayed Egg nutrient values table

Egg Vitamins

FACT: Eggs have a high nutrient density because they provide excellent protein and a wide range of vitamins and minerals in proportion to their calorie count.

Egg vitamins table

Egg Minerals

FACT: Many additional ingredients are required to substitute for the functionality of eggs in a recipe or formula. Contemporary consumers, however, are turned off by food labels displaying synthetic additives and unfamiliar ingredients.

Egg Minerals table

Egg Lipids

FACT: Eggs contain an insignificant amount of trans fat. Similar to some fats and oils, eggs impart a rich texture, mouthfeel, flavor and color to prepared foods.

Egg lipids table

Amino Acids

FACT: Whole eggs and egg whites in particular, are frequently used in product formulations to help create smooth and creamy finished products. In addition to their own ability to aid browning, alkaline eggs can improve browning of acidic products – which ordinarily will not brown – by reducing their acidity.

Amino Acids table