Cal-Maine Foods Inc is incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1969. The Company is a producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States. Its main business is the production, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs. The Company sells its shell eggs in 29 states, mainly in the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Company markets its shell eggs through its distribution network to a diverse group of customers, including national and regional grocery store chains, club stores, food service distributors and egg product manufacturers. It is also a producer and marketer of value-added specialty shell eggs in the United States. Specialty shell eggs include nutritionally enhanced, cage free and organic eggs and are a rapidly growing segment of the market. The Company markets its specialty shell eggs under the following brands: Egg-Land's Best, Farmhouse and 4-Grain. It is a member of the Egg-Land's Best, Inc. (EB) cooperative, which markets the brands in the specialty shell egg segment. The Company has license agreements to market and distribute Egg-Land's Best (TM) specialty shell eggs in metropolitan areas, including New York City, and a number of states in the southeast and southwest. It markets cage free eggs under its trademarked Farmhouse brand and distributes those shell eggs across the southeast and southwest regions of the United States. It markets organic, all natural, cage-free, vegetarian and omega-3 eggs under its 4-Grain brand. It also produces, markets, and distributes private label specialty shell eggs to several customers. Its facilities and operations are subject to regulation by various federal, state and local agencies, including, but not limited to, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USDA, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and corresponding state agencies.
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