Egg Stamping

Egg stamping tells you exactly where your egg is from

It’s always a joy to buy eggs from a stall at the farm gate produced direct from the farm. Part of the pleasure is knowing exactly where those eggs came from.

Woodland gives you that same joy when you buy your eggs in the supermarket. Each one of our eggs is stamped with a Woodland tree symbol and a traceable code before it leaves the farm, that lets you find out where it was laid.

How do I trace my egg?

For the last two years, Woodland has been proud to provide you with our very own egg tracing system. Following from the success of this programme, we are excited to be joining the Egg Producers Federation in using a new system, which will be launching this coming June!

Throughout May, Woodland will be trialling this new system, which will mean that our existing egg codes will temporarily stop working on our website, until the switch over. But don't worry, we'll be back online in no time!

How do we stamp our eggs?

All of the ink we use to stamp eggs is food grade (mainly water based) and certified. The colour additives are approved by EU and FDA to be used in food you could drink the ink without being harmful to your health.

What the code tells you

The tree represents the Woodland brand and inside the tree is the production type and farm code issued by the Egg Producers Federation (EPF).

What the code tells you

In these examples:

  • FR = Free Range
  • Tree = the Woodland logo.
  • Number = Farm code

(Stamp location is on the top of the egg)

Why do we want to know where our eggs come from?

We all love fresh eggs from free range farms. With that comes a natural desire to see where the hens live and how well they live.

Egg stamping at Woodland’s farm of origin is the best way to be sure you’re eating genuine free range eggs from Woodland, New Zealand’s favourite free range eggs.