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Here’s why there’s a markup on eggs
Cassie Illg
Dawsonville resident Cassie Illg cracks an egg for a batter she’s making at her brick-and-mortar store, Cassie’s Cakes, in Cumming, Ga. - photo by Julia Hansen
It’s no secret. Eggs, long considered a household staple, have become one of the next hot commodities for consumers. The national price for a dozen large grade-A eggs has doubled from $1.92 to $4.25 in the past year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Eric Toal, co-owner of “Seven Seay’s Farm” in Dawson County, explained that while he and his family typically focus more on other products, recent customer demand for their eggs has jumped threefold.