Retailers headed to Twitter to celebrate World Egg Day on Friday. The day, according to the International Egg Commission, is observed in countries across the globe, such as Mozambique, Vietnam and Argentina.
Supermarkets took the opportunity to promote the humble egg with recipes and nutrition information.
It's World Egg Day! Stir up some Vanilla Latte Custard (recipe from Aaron, head chef at our River Styx restaurant) http://t.co/zz1NKhE5OQ— Buehler's Fresh Food (@BuehlersGrocery) October 11, 2013
Happy World Egg Day! Did you know, Eggs provide high-quality protein & beneficial vitamins, antioxidants, and other important nutrients.— Brookshire Brothers (@BrookshireBros) October 11, 2013
Kroger asked shoppers to share their favorite egg preparation.
Happy World Egg Day! RT your favorite way to enjoy this eggtastic food.— The Kroger Co. (@kroger) October 11, 2013
The retailer received some creative responses.
@kroger More than 1 way to crack an egg? Real men break eggs: 1. With their fist. 2. With their beard; or 3. With their charming good looks— Chris Uihlein (@CPUihlein) October 11, 2013