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Company History of Vanderpol's Eggs

Over five decades of excellence.

Vanderpol’s Eggs has a rich “egg” history dating back well over 50 years. It all began in 1952 when Willem Vanderpol Sr. began selling eggs door to door in greater Vancouver - simple beginnings! His vision was to provide the highest quality products, to serve clients exceptionally well, and always make good things better. Surrounded by a dedicated staff who shared the same vision, this “extended family” was instrumental in making Vanderpol’s Eggs the largest egg processor in Western Canada.

We continue this tradition today. Proud to be a family owned company, we are committed to innovation. Our goal is to provide our customers and industry partners with leading-edge functional egg solutions that meet food industry standards and address the growing consumer demand for nutritious products.

1952 Willem Vanderpol Sr. goes into business for himself, selling eggs door to door in greater Vancouver.
1957 The Vanderpols open their own egg grading operation in Surrey, BC.  A sophisticated plant for its day set up with 2 grading machines each capable of grading 150 dozen / hour. 
1959 Incorporated as Vanderpol’s Eggs Ltd.  The grading station introduces in-line washers – the first in BC!
1968 Vanderpol’s Eggs enters the processing business to provide added value to surplus market eggs - eggs that otherwise would have been waste.  Pasteurizers were purchased to ensure quality liquid egg products.
1977 Purchases an egg breaking operation to further expand liquid and frozen egg products.
1984 Expands into Ontario purchasing a plant to make powder eggs, salted yolks and lysozyme.
1993 Partners with Canadian Inovatech and expands lysozyme markets.
1998 Co-develops an enzyme modified yolk (Emulsa™) for heat-stable sauces and dressings.
2005 Receives Organic Certification – introduces Organic Liquid Egg Whites for retail and Food Service markets.
2007 Refocused R&D team establishes Vanderpol’s as leading-edge solution provider to the industrial and food service market.
2011 More industry “firsts” to come – check for updates to see how we continue to make good things better! 
 

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