COVID-19 and your eggs: an update from us
As the number one organic egg brand in the US, we’re proud of how far we’ve come. And we’ll continue to challenge the industry on what it means to wear the organic label.
February 18, 2020
Read our Paid Post on The New York Times website to get a peek at a day in the life of Tom Giovagnoli, a longtime Pete and Gerry's egg farmer who believes in the power of organic food, keeping his flock happy, and running his small family farm with pride. Photography by T Brand Studio.
August 30, 2019
Woman's Day explains how protein from snacks like Pete and Gerry's Organic Hard-Boiled Eggs can put some pep in your step and serve as a great substiute for that third cup of coffee.
July 25, 2019
PR Newsire discusses the importance of the work done by 360PR+ on our "Eggs Are Healthy" campaign and our recent petition beseeching the FDA to update its standards for labeling foods as healthy.
July 18, 2019
In this editorial, Medium describes how Pete and Gerry's collaborated with like-minded B Corp's to spark conversations around using every day purchases as a vote for businesses who operate with ethical, humane, and environmentally conscious values.
July 02, 2019
In this article by Union Leader Correspondent John Koziol, our own Jesse Leflamme was honored with the Ernst & Young 2019 New England Entrepreneur of the Year award. The Ernst & Young Award highlights those leaders whose "...ingenuity, spirit of innovation, and discipline have driven their companies' success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities."
June 19, 2019
Watch Well+Good's video illustrating a step by step approach to help you achieve the restaurant quailty poached or scrambled eggs you deserve right at home.
June 03, 2019
In this article covering The Slow Living Summitt: Future of Women in Food Entpreneurship 2019, Chris Mays of the Brattleboro Reformer highlights Jesse Laflamme as a co-speaker with Amber Sciligo on the topic of "Innovation in Agriculture: Leaders in Change". This summit focused on the importance of women in the future of agriculture and best farm practices.
June 01, 2019
The hosts of the Purpose 360 podcast speak with our CEO Jesse Laflamme on the importance of protecting the health of our hens and therefore protecting the health of the folks who eat our eggs. Jesse shares how a strong mission and purpose for doing good guided Pete and Gerry's in a tumultous argicultural market.
April 30, 2019
In this episode of Taste Radio, Pete and Gerry's CEO Jesse Laflamme recounts his return to the family business and the process of transforming the struggling brand into a national success by tapping into consumer demand for organic, Certified Humane products.
April 24, 2019
In this roundup of healthy snacks to pack for your next flight, registered dietician and personal trainer Lauren Cadillac spotlights Pete and Gerry’s Organic Hard Boiled Eggs, noting that the pre-peeled snack is a convenient and healthy choice in comparison to other foods available at airports. Cadillac goes on to say that because Pete and Gerry’s Organic is Certified Humane, you can travel with a “full belly and clear conscience.”
March 05, 2019
Trend Hunter's Laura McQuarrie covers the recently announced plans for EPIC Provisions’ latest product launch. The morning-inspired line of breakfast bars will be made using Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs and boasts paleo-friendly and gluten-free ingredients along with 9-13 grams of high quality protein per serving.
February 28, 2019
Hamza Shaban writes about the stark increase in egg consumption in 2018 and 2019 that puts each American at an average of 279 eggs per year, a number that has't been seen in almost five decades. Shaban attributes this increase to shifts in the FDA's nutritional guidelines, and Pete and Gerry's CEO Jesse Laflamme cites the changing perception and cost of high quality eggs as another driving factor.
February 13, 2019
Sam Gutierrez of the Oprah Magazine highlights six foods rich in vitamin D, all of which are smart choices all year round (and especially during dark winter months). Gutierrez highlights eggs as a particularly excellent source of both protein and vitamin D. Pete and Gerry's Organic Hard-Boiled Eggs are cited as a "top nutritional choice from a dietition's perspetive."
In this article from Reader's Digest, Marissa Laliberte debunks some popular egg myths: like the notion that they cause high blood cholesterol levels and the common misconception that cage-free eggs come from free roaming hens. Laliberte cites Keri Glassman, RD and spokesperson for Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, as an expert on the ins and outs of egg nutrition.
January 01, 2019
Our own Jesse Laflamme discusses the differences between brown and white eggs (hint: beyond color - and sometimes price - there aren't many!) and shares a trick for determining what color egg any given breed of hen will lay.
November 30, 2018
This Inc. Uncensored podcast hosted by editor in chief James Ledbetter explores designated shopping days like Black Friday and the effect they have on family businesses like Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs.
November 29, 2018
Eat This, Not That! cites Pete and Gerry's as an essential addition to the grocery basket of anyone striving to keep on track with healthy eating.
November 26, 2018
Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs is cited as a major supporter of the 2018 Social Venture Challenge at the University of New Hampshire, which requires teams to explore ideas relation to social issues and challenges such as health disparities, food insecurity, and efficient small scale farming.
October 12, 2018
Emily McConville of Bates Univsersity discusses Bloomberg's feature on alum Jesse Laflamme the college education that helped him save his fourth generation family farm.
September 29, 2018
John Lippman of the Valley News explores the history, breakthrough, networking, and committment to humane practices that make Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs a success.
September 11, 2018
In this interview, Jesse Laflamme discusses how and why he turned his 4th generation family family into a nationwide organic egg company with small family values and a committment to humane treatment.
May 16, 2018
Both the egg industry and egg consumers have been pushing for and widely supportive of stricter USDA Organic standards, but changes that benefit everyone involved are on unfortunately on hold.
April 15, 2018
On April 13th, 2018, a massive salmonella egg recall was announced Rose Acre Farms and the FDA. While this recall is in no way connected to Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, it's impact and size was astonishing: 207 million eggs packaged across about 9 different brands and distributed in 9 states.
September 07, 2017
For the second year in a row, Pete and Gerry’s is named as one of twenty two New Hampshire based companies to make the Inc. 5000 ranking this year.
August 10, 2017
Jesse, our Chief Executive Farmer, talks with MONEY Magazine about his family’s journey from near bankruptcy to now working with dozens of small, organic and free range partner farms to produce Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.
July 26, 2017
Our own Jesse Laflamme is one of the experts quoted in this article discussing some of the major trends shaping the food industry. Tonya Garcia at MarketWatch explores some of the recent mega-mergers in the food industry to try to understand what is driving them. Jesse explains that much of it is bigger companies looking for the greater authenticity and trust that many smaller food producers possess.
July 13, 2017
This article from the Washington Post explores the world of USDA organic eggs and how they're produced. Jesse Laflamme, co-owner and chief executive at Pete and Gerry's, comments on the the need for change and higher USDA organic standards.
April 19, 2017
In this interview with New Hampshire Chronicle, CEO Jesse Laflamme discusses the long history of Pete and Gerry's, the first commercial organic egg farm in the industry.
March 26, 2017
Alex Beggs of Bon Appétit wondered why medium eggs exist, so he gave Pete and Gerry's a call to get to the bottom of it and ended up learning some surprising facts about eggs, hens, and double yolks. Needless to say his discussion with Jesse helped soothe the existential crisis he had in the egg aisle.
March 13, 2017
Many food companies (Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs included) find the FDA’s definition of “healthy” to be outdated and are pushing for them to redefine what healthy really means, which is good news for the egg industry.
February 17, 2017
Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs was named in one of the 7 Best Clean Dairy and Dairy-Free Products by cleaneatingmag.com. Clean Eating writes: “These top-quality, grade-A eggs come from free-range, certified-humane hens fed with 100% organic feed.”
August 03, 2020
In this video, Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman join Jesse, the CEO of Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, to discuss the organic egg market and sales in the industry.