Hoosier to Lead National Egg Organization

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The founder and president of Warsaw-based Egg Innovations has been elected president of the Organic Egg Farmers of America for the 2016-2017 year. John Brunnquell will lead the organization's efforts to grow the organic egg industry by maintaining organic standards and cultivating an honest environment.

Brunnquell has been a board member of the organization for the past five years. He says his goal is to continue expanding awareness and knowledge about animal welfare and to move more farms to pasture-raised or free-range in the future.

"I'm thrilled to be elected as the president and move many of our priority action items forward, including more humane, ethical standards for egg production in our industry," said Brunnquell. "I am committed to creating more awareness about animal welfare and educating America on why freedom tastes better."

Egg Innovations, which owns the Blue Sky Family Farms brand, says it is the largest originator of 100 percent free-range and pasture-raised eggs.

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