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Carolina Egg Companies, Inc. (CEC) is a modern, state of the art, commercial egg production, processing and distribution center located in Red Oak, North Carolina. Located just a few short miles from where the company began at the Braswell family mill, CEC boasts of annual sales of over 35 million eggs annually.

Our team leaders and committed team members are dedicated to the Braswell family farming tradition of "Feed to Farm to Customer" management allowing us to maintain "Traceable" barns, feed and logistics so that both our customers and consumers can expect the best.

CEC's eggs are produced from family farms and are distributed primarily in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States to leading retailers, foodservice distributors and end-users. As an advocate of fresh and wholesome food for all American's, CEC is also a proud and active member of North Carolina's Department of Agriculture's Goodness Grows programs encouraging the healthy consumption of local, sustainable and fresh foods.

The list of quality brands speak for themselves:

Branded:
Eggland's Best
Horizon Organic
Natural Choice
Dora

Private Label:
Harris Teeter
Farm Fresh (Super Valu)
Martin's (Ahold USA)
Sysco

 
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Glenwood Foods, LLC, located in Jetersville, Virginia, has been in the Braswell family of companies since 1997. Glenwood boasts of being the only USDA inspected egg production operation in the state of Virginia; and, like our Carolina Egg Company, is an active supporter of its own state's department of agriculture's program, Virginia's Finest, encouraging the healthy consumption of local, sustainable and fresh foods.

Glenwood's outstanding in-line operation that also houses approximately 500,000 layers has distribution that primarily focuses against the Mid-Atlantic region from New York to southern Virginia. But, like its sister company, also extends distribution both nationally and internationally.

Glenwood's key point of difference vs. other egg producers is its ability to provide to its customers custom egg labeling and innovative packaging, not to mention its efficient delivery system servicing the marketplace. For example, our "date on egg" labeling allows for retailers to provide additional information to their health-conscious consumers.

 

 
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Braswell Milling Company is the home office of Braswell Foods.

Certified by Global Organic Alliance (GOA), Braswell Milling is one of the largest organic feed manufacturers in the United States.

Braswell Milling was established in 1942 and is located in Nashville, North Carolina, 45 miles east of Raleigh and just west of Interstate 95.

The Feed Mill’s current capacity is 250,000 + tons of mash feed per year. The feed mill is completely automated and sets the standard for feed quality.

Braswell Milling is recognized as the region’s premier least cost provider of animal nutrition. This includes swine and poultry feeds.

Annually, Braswell Milling Company purchases over 3.75 million bushels of corn and 22,500 tons of soybean meal.

 
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Braswell Egg Company raises their own replacement pullets from day old until 18 weeks of age when the birds are old enough to move into the layer houses. Braswell Egg Company currently has two million layers on feed. Of those two million birds, 20% are Cage-Free and organically raised. 57% of our layers are in company-owned housing located at Glenwood Foods in Virginia and Carolina Egg Companies in North Carolina.

Remaining birds are on family owned contracted farms. These farms are supervised by our staff to ensure proper care and highest quality of product.

Total eggs produced by these birds are over 40,000,000 dozens.

Braswell Egg Company’s staff insures that all federal, state and industry standards for environmental stewardship and animal care are strictly enforced. Technical advisors, such as Dr. Michael Elliot and Dr. Tom Carter, establish procedures in the areas of Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Environmental Management for ultimate food safety and quality and animal care.

 

Recipes

There is nothing better than a homemade recipe made with Braswell Foods farm fresh eggs. Whether it’s your favorite breakfast omelet, a delicious sandwich for lunch, a fantastic dinner soufflé or cake & ice cream for dessert!

Would you like to submit your egg recipe for publication on the Braswell Foods website? Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Enjoy some of our favorites from the American Egg Board, shown below or go on line at egglandsbest.com. But, most important take pleasure in dining with family and friends.

Bon Appetit,
Scott Braswell