Commenting on the announcement, Fred Adams, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Cal-Maine Foods Inc., said, "Cal-Maine Foods is very pleased to announce this acquisition. The Zephyr Egg operations have an excellent reputation, efficient operations and a well-established customer base. This acquisition will complement our existing operations in Florida and allow us to enhance service to our existing customers and attract additional customers in Florida and other southeastern markets. We look forward to the opportunity to continue to grow our business and provide greater value for our shareholders."
From the July 21, 2008, Prepared Foods e-Flash