ARCHIVE: Eggs and poultry: Diagram of the UK egg industry
This is a schematic representation of UK egg industry based on 1998 data.
It illustrates the main stages of the supply chain for the UK egg industry.
- Battery 81%, Free range 15%, Barn 4%.
- Around 95% of production passes through a total of 2,165 packing stations. At least half of total throughput is accounted for by 4 major packers.
- Liquid, frozen, dried whole egg, yolk or albumen, bakery products etc.
Page last modified: 21 July 2009
Page published: 21 July 2009