Shell egg marketers’ benchmark price for negotiated egg sales of USDA Grade AA and Grade AA in cartons, cents per dozen. This price does not reflect discounts or other contract terms.


(USDA Market News)

Des Moines, Iowa

Jan. 23

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are unchanged for Jumbo, 14 cents higher for Extra Large, 12 cents higher for Large and 9 cents higher for Medium and Small. The undertone is steady. Offerings are light to moderate. Demand is moderate to fairly good into retail and institutional accounts. Supplies are light to moderate. Market activity is moderate to slow. Small benchmark price $1.23.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 179 Extra large 166

Large 161 Medium 143


Prices to retailers, sales to volume buyers, USDA Grade AA and Grade AA, white eggs in cartons, delivered store door.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 161-173 Extra large 144-156

Large 138-150 Medium 123-131

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