Egg consumption promotion on World Egg Day

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BANGKOK– The Department of Livestock Development (DLD) will be holding the World Egg Day event to promote the consumption of hen eggs.

The DLD and private companies have joined hands to host the World Egg Day event on 29 October – 1 November 2015 at Central Plaza Westgate shopping center in Bangkok. The event will seek to promote the consumption of eggs amongst the general public, segmented into target age groups.

The goal is to increase egg consumption from the average of 200 eggs per person per year to 300 within the year 2018, under the concept ‘Eating eggs makes Thai healthy’.

The event will feature the taste and sale of various types of eggs, cooking workshop for egg centered dishes, the promotion of proper egg consumption rate in each age and gender group, and other activities to encourage the consumption of eggs from artists and performers.