Cage-free Egg trend reaches Latin America

In Spanish:

Los huevos de gallinas libres de jaula llegan a Latinoamérica
Durante los últimos meses se han venido registrando noticias de diferentes compañías estadounidenses que han decidido adaptar esta tendencia como parte de sus planes estratégicos al corto y mediano plazo, es así como Taco Bell, Mc Donald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Royal Caribbean, Kellogg y la inglesa General Mills para su mercado norteamericano utilizarán 100% huevos de gallinas libres de jaula en un lapso máximo de 10 años. En un principio esta medida regirá únicamente para los Estados Unidos, sin embargo igualmente han anunciado que se extenderá a todos sus mercados, incluyendo los países de Centro y Sudamérica donde tienen una fuerte presencia.

El 7 de diciembre el grupo mexicano Bimbo, dueño de marcas como Bimbo, Marinela y Tía Rosa, distribuidas y fabricadas a los largo de los países latinoamericanos, anunció su decisión de utilizar huevos de gallinas libres de jaula para todos sus productos en un periodo de transición que durará alrededor de 10 años.

Las empresas, argumentan que esta migración se realiza como una estrategia de responsabilidad social y bienestar animal, ofreciendo un valor agregado para sus clientes alrededor del mundo.

In English:

Cage-free egg trend reaches Latin America
During the past months, various news has been posted from different US companies, which have decided to adapt this trend as part of their strategy in the short- and medium-term. Companies such as Taco Bell, McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, Royal Caribbean, Kellogg and English General Mills will, for their US market, start using 100% cage-free eggs within a maximum period of ten years. At first, this policy will only be valid for the United States; however, the companies have also announced that all of their markets will be extended, including the countries in Central and South America, where they have a strong presence.

On 7 December, the Mexican group Bimbo, owner of brands such as Bimbo, Marinela and Tia Rosa, manufacturers and distributors to Latin American countries, announced that they have decided to use eggs from cage-free hens for all their products over a transition period of about ten years.

The companies argue that this migration is done as a part of their strategy of social responsibility and animal welfare, offering an added value for their customers around the world.

Links to articles:
Taco Bell transitioning to cage-free eggs (read the article here)
Mexico's Grupo Bimbo changing to cage-free eggs (read the article here)
General Mills will transition into only using eggs from cage-free hens by 2025 (read the article here)