Making the Grade
This where our eggs are put to the test and it’s determined what they’re Grade designation will be. Find out what it takes to become a Grade A Burnbrae Farms egg here.Play
Eggs from Farms
20% are produced on site at our farm, while the other 80% of eggs come to us from other local family farms.
The eggs are vigorously washed and rinsed.View Gallery
Now the clean eggs are ready for inspection. This process is called candling and involves a strong light that’s used to inspect the condition of the shell and looking for any irregularities in the egg.View Gallery
At various checkpoints throughout the grading process, small pegs are used to tap the eggs and monitor their frequency. This determines whether the egg has any cracks in the shell and if it has been compromised.View Gallery
Eggs are separated based on the size of their shell and weight requirements. From here, they’re sent to find the packaging that fits.View Gallery
The eggs are packed in cartons or fibre flats and ready to make their impression on consumers.View Gallery
Storage & Shipping
The eggs have passed inspection and are ready to leave our nest. Eggs are stored in a temperature-controlled cooler until they’re loaded onto refrigerated trucks to begin their journey to grocery stores and businesses.
Crackin’ AwayLearn More
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Once an egg has passed the grade, it's ready to enjoy. Just like these products.