Buehler’s Fresh Foods announced their goal to transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025. The egg industry, nationwide, has set this goal considering supply, affordability and customer demand.

Buehler’s Fresh Foods egg supplier, Hillandale Farms, has already begun taking the necessary steps to a cage-free egg supply chain, including:

• the purchase of a turkey farm – easily converted to a cage-free chicken farm

• the addition of one million cage-free chickens to the Hicksville farm

• the addition of cage-free chickens to the Dalton farm

By the end of 2016, Buehler’s will offer customers a “Buehler label” cage-free egg product.

Current specialty or premium eggs sales at Buehler’s account for about one-third of total egg sales, including:

• cage-free

• free range

• organic

• non-GMO

• Omega 3

• Omega 3+Lutein

About Hillandale Farms:

Hillandale Farms is one of the nation’s leading supplier of shell eggs to retailers and distributors throughout the United States.

As a vertically integrated supplier, Hillandale Farms is directly involved in every aspect of egg production and distribution. From the farm to the plate, Hillandale Farms is actively involved in satisfying their customers needs.

Specializing in corporate brands, Hillandale Farms offers services in category management, supply chain management and product development. Working closely with our customers to create world class egg programs tailored to their specific needs.

Hillandale Farms has a wide selection of butter, cheese and meats to complement their offering of eggs.

For quality egg programs tailored to meet the needs of customers, look no further than Hillandale Farms.

About E&H Family Group:

E&H Family Group is fully owned by the Buehler Family and operates fourteen Buehler’s Fresh Foods supermarkets located in Wooster (2), Orrville, Wadsworth, Medina (2), Brunswick, Ashland, New Philadelphia, Dover, Jackson Township (Canton), Coshocton, Portage Lakes (Green) and Massillon, Ohio.

E&H Family Group also owns and operates seventeen ACE Hardware stores located in Orrville, Medina, Dover, New Philadelphia, Delaware, Jackson Township (Canton), Independence, Rocky River, Westlake, Avon Lake, Middlefield, Oberlin, Garrettsville, Hilliard, Plain Township (Canton), Kamm’s Corner (Cleveland) and Mansfield, Ohio.

E & H Family Group is a family owned company committed to environmentally responsible behavior, local sourcing of product and supporting the communities in which we operate.  For more information visit www.buehlers.com