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MICHAEL FOODS FACILITY RECEIVES ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AWARD
Papetti’s recognized by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

MINNETONKA, Minn. (October 14, 2013) – Papetti's Hygrade Egg Products, a subsidiary of Michael Foods, has been recognized for environmental improvements made at its facility in Elizabeth, NJ. The New Jersey Department of Environment Protection (NJDEP) presented its Environmental Stewardship award to Papetti’s for steps taken to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.

NJDEP Assistant Commissioner John Giordano issued the award based on Papetti’s accomplishments in reducing water and energy usage, materials conservation and implementation of Green Building initiatives. The award notes that the measures taken by the facility are “voluntary and proactive” and go beyond compliance with state regulations.

“At Michael Foods, we recognize the importance of a healthy environment to our business, our economy and our planet,” said Shane Menefee, Environmental Engineer. “We strive to make the right environmental decisions on a daily basis, and we appreciate being recognized for our efforts to limit our ecological impact, while providing quality, value-added egg products for our customers.”

Michael Foods,Inc., based in Minnetonka, MN, is a producer and distributor of food products to the foodservice, retail and food ingredient markets. Its principal products are specialty egg products, refrigerated potato products, cheese and other dairy products.


Michael Foods Group, Inc., based in Minnetonka, MN, is a producer and distributor of food products to the foodservice, retail and food ingredient markets. Its principal products are specialty egg products, refrigerated potato products, cheese and other dairy products.

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