Presentation on theme: "The Incredible Edible Egg! The Purpose of the EGG In recipes, eggs are used to: Bind ingredients together. Thicken. Add lightness. What types of foods."— Presentation transcript:
Factors: When the egg was laid Temperature stored Handling The ideal conditions are temperatures that dont go above 40 F, and a relative humidity of 70-80%.
Classification determined by interior and exterior quality and designated by letters --- AA, A, and B. In many packing plants, the USDA provides a grading service for shell eggs. Its official grade, certifies the eggs have been graded under federal supervision. There is no difference in nutritive value between the different grades. Grading
Size Factors Major factor: The age of the hen. ( as the hen ages, her eggs increase in size.) The breed of hen. Environmental factors. Sizes: Small, Medium, X-Large, JUMBO