a Total of 1.54 billion eggs were consumed in 2018 in Switzerland, the power per inhabitant 181 pieces. These Figures published Recently by the Federal office for agriculture (foag). The eggs imports declined by 2.6 percent.

The increase in egg consumption has two reasons: on the one Hand, the population grew by 0.5 per cent, and on the other hand, were consumed per capita of 0.7 per cent more eggs. However, the appetite for eggs in this country is smaller than in Germany or Austria. In the two neighbouring countries to be consumed per head 230, respectively, of 239 eggs.

Almost one in every five in the retail trade, selling Egg (17.3 per cent, or 169 million) in 2018, an organic Egg. More 214 million free-range eggs were sold, up 6.3 percent more than in the previous year. In the case of eggs, the sale fell 4.2 percent to 268 million.

(SDA)