Shell eggs are produced and marketed by shell colors. White and brown are the dominant colors. However, light green, light blue, and pink shell colors are also produced, mainly by Araucana chickens for farmers markets. Brown shell eggs are preferred in many countries in Europe and the Far East and in parts of the northeastern United States. White shell eggs are preferred in the rest of the United States and in numerous other countries. Both egg types are produced all over the world. Although there are no major differences in the nutritional profile and organoleptic characteristics, each eggshell color has its uncompromised fans.
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