The ability to manage change is the key to success – IEC delegates heard from former president, F.W. de Klerk Press Release – 30th September 2013 The IEC Cape Town conference was brought to a close with a truly inspirational leadership lecture from Nobel Prize winner, and former president, F.W. de Klerk. Mr de Klerk […]
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Step 6 – Egg Inspection After we wash and sterilize the eggs, they’re inspected by a series of systems. A specialized camera detects the smallest spots of dirt or stains left on the egg. The computer remembers that egg and sends it back around via conveyor belt to wash and sterilize again. If the egg […]
How do you like your fried eggs? Over-easy, over-medium, over-hard, sunnyside-up, broken yolk or even ‘road kill’ (harder than hard). What do you cook them in? Butter, olive oil, bacon grease? This morning we gathered our extended family of employees and had a party called Fried Eggs Friday. Everyone was amped up to fry some […]
How are eggs washed and sanitized? Many people wonder what happens to their eggs after leaving the hen house. The United States is the one of the only countries in the world that washes their eggs. The process is an important and precise one.
Ever wonder how eggs get from the hen house to the processing plant? This journey can happen in a number of ways but at the JS West Farms you’ll see that it occurs in only one way. Conveyor systems are the most common way eggs are moved in today’s modern food production systems. In the […]
Meet Jesse Romo! Jesse Romo cares. He cares about his hens. He cares about the families consuming the eggs that come from the hens. He cares about his employees who care for the hens. He cares about food safety and freshness. He cares about the environment. It all matters to Jesse.
Get the Scoop from the Comfort Coop The JS West Comfort Coop hens sing & cackle when the sun rises around 5:00 AM here in California. The feed is delivered fresh, the water always available, clean & cool, along with fresh air circulating throughout the barn. Our hens have slept a peaceful sleep, snuggled together […]
I first learned how to poach an egg while cooking for a wealthy English couple in the South of France. They were fond of Kippers and Eggs for breakfast. I didn’t have a clue what a Kipper was but I knew about eggs, or so I thought! There was a very small window where I […]
Employee Profile: Meet Joe Gardner JS West is all about Family. In fact, all of our employees are considered part of our extended family. In this series you’ll get to meet some of our family members and discover the important ways they make a difference to our customers.
What do Hens Eat? When I was 10, I had a chicken named Rosie. She was a Rhode Island Red chicken. She laid big speckled brown eggs in the most surprising places. She would also leave big poop surprises on the sidewalk where my Dad would inevitably step and make a mess on his shoes. […]