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Eggs: protein that’s good for the planet and your body

This project seeks to identify the benefits of egg consumption as a protein source for human nutrition and as an environmentally and economically attractive food source. A literature review, and consumer survey will be analysed to identify the key factors or barriers that motivate consumers' perceptions of eggs as an appropriate nutritional and environmentally friendly protein alternative.

Project date

1 Jan 2021-31 Dec 2021
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Principal investigator

Jo Grimsey

Research organisations

Deakin University

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Australian Eggs

Australian Eggs is a member owned not-for-profit company providing marketing and research & development (R&D) services for the benefit of …

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