- Arizona-based Hickman's Family Farms has introduced transparent, tamper-proof packaging for its eggs at four Costco locations in an effort to to cut costs related to damaged products.
- The intent is to minimize broken eggs in-store by allowing customers to see the eggs they are about to purchase without opening containers and handling them.
- Since the pilot program began on April 9, Hickman's claims to have see a 50% drop in egg breaks.
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From the article:
... One day, the cartons could appear in other U.S. and international grocery stores. The West Valley company ships its products to six other states and two other countries.
The farm, which has been in the Valley since 1944, employs about 250 people in Arizona. Hickman's Family Farms produces more than 2.5 million eggs a day, including those of its farms in Colorado and California. ...