CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eggland’s Best (EB) fans have one month left to enter the Eggland’s Best Foodtography Photo Contest for a chance to show off their food photography skills!  To celebrate 25 years of providing the only egg that delivers better taste, better nutrition, and better freshness, Eggland’s Best is searching for the most passionate EB enthusiast, who also happens to have an eye for taking stunning photos of their healthy & delicious Eggland’s Best dishes!

To enter, EB fans can visit egglandsbest.com/foodtography and submit two mouthwatering photos of their favorite EB dishes for a chance to win $5,000 and a year’s supply of EB eggs!   All dishes must include at least two whole Eggland’s Best eggs and can be entered into one of four categories: breakfast/brunch, appetizer, main course, or dessert. Fans may enter once in each of the categories.

«We are extremely pleased with the response so far to the Eggland’s Best Foodtography Contest,» said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland’s Best. «We love seeing our fans express their passion for EB in creative and unique ways and look forward to even more photos of delicious and nutritious dishes.»

All entries must include two original photos (one image photographed during preparation and one photo of the finished dish).  Submissions will be judged on passion for the superior taste, nutrition, and freshness of Eggland’s Best eggs, photographic quality and composition, and originality and creativity.

The five highest-scoring entries will be determined from each category for a chance to compete in the semi-finalist round where EB fans will vote to help select the finalist in each category.  The finalists will then be revealed on the EB website where EB fans will once again have the chance to vote for the ultimate EB Foodtographer!  Each finalist will be awarded $1,000 and a year’s supply of EB eggs, and the Grand Prize winner will receive $5,000 and a year’s supply of EB eggs!

«It’s great to see people experimenting with different recipes to create and share a dish that won’t just satisfy taste buds, but will hold significant nutritional value,» says Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner. «Ordinary eggs don’t even come close to the superior nutrition of Eggland’s Best eggs, and a better egg means a better tasting dish.»

Compared to ordinary eggs, Eggland’s Best eggs contain five times more vitamin D, 25 percent less saturated fat, more than double the Omega-3s, ten times more vitamin E and three times more vitamin B12.  Eggland’s Best’s elevated nutritional profile is due to its proprietary all-vegetarian hen feed that contains healthy grains, canola oil and a wholesome supplement of rice bran, alfalfa, sea kelp and Vitamin E.  In addition, independent testing has revealed that Eggland’s Best eggs have stronger shells than ordinary eggs, which leads to less breakage and helps them stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs.

Deadline for entry is April 12th; For Official Rules and to enter, visit www.egglandsbest.com/foodtography.

About Eggland’s Best Eggs

Eggland’s Best (EB) is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an excellent source of Vitamins D, B12, and E, and a good source of Vitamin B5 and Riboflavin. EB eggs have five times more Vitamin D, more than double the Omega-3, 10 times more Vitamin E and 25 percent less saturated fat than ordinary eggs. Independent testing has also confirmed that Eggland’s Best eggs stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs.

The distinctive «EB» stamp on the shell assures consumers and food service customers that the eggs meet the highest production and safety standards. Eggland’s Best was voted «America’s Most Trusted Egg Brand» by American shoppers in the 2016 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards, «America’s Most Recommended™ Eggs» by women in the 2016 Women’s Choice Awards, and has received numerous awards from Prevention Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Taste of Home, Women’s Health, and many others. 

In 2014, Eggland’s Best was also awarded «Product of the Year» in the egg category by Product of the Year USA. Eggland’s Best’s hens are fed a strictly controlled, proprietary, high-quality all-vegetarian diet, which results in a better tasting, more nutritious egg that stays fresher longer. EB eggs are available in large, extra-large, jumbo, cage free, organic, hard-cooked, cage free hard-cooked, liquid egg whites, and are certified Kosher. For more information, visit www.egglandsbest.com.

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