Protein Comparison

find stronger margins

Eggs are not only a popular protein, they’re a versatile culinary asset that has seen tremendous growth throughout the menu in recent years.1 When you compare eggs pound-for-pound with other common proteins (such as beef, pork, chicken, turkey and fish) you’ll find eggs can save your operation up to 40% or more in essential/key ingredient costs2— which can easily lead to stronger margins.

 Plus, with Papetti’s® eggs, you’ll find additional value in:

Protein Calculator

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protein comparison case weight (lbs) case cost cost/lb
Papetti’s® Table Ready® Square Egg Patty #61688
Papetti’s® Profit Margin Opportunity +134%


Compare your proteins

The protein comparison tool calculates the cost of Papetti’s egg products versus other common proteins. See how much you can decrease costs – and increase profits – while enhancing guest satisfaction with new and exciting menu items.

How to use this profit-finding tool:

  1. Choose a recipe from the drop-down list and compare it to one of the proteins that may have been traditionally incorporated in this recipe…
    • OR Select a Papetti’s product from the drop-down list and type in the protein of your choice.
  2. Enter your case price and case weight.

More Good News

More good news:

Because Papetti’s eggs are simply real eggs already cracked for you, they contain all the natural benefits of eggs:

  • Provides 6g of protein (per the equivalent of one large egg)3
  • Naturally gluten free3
  • An “excellent” or “good” source of Vitamin B12, Riboflavin, Choline, Selenium and Phosphorus4
  • Only 70 calories per serving (the equivalent of one large, raw egg) while delivering 13 essential vitamins and minerals5 
1Eggs have become an important ingredient and a common protein on PM Menus with a 61% penetration and are found on over two-thirds of all PM Menus at Midscale, Casual, and Fine Dining. (Datassentials MenuTrends 2013)
2Based on Standard Wholesale Prices: Lynch, Francis. The Book of Yields, 8th Edition. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2012.
3Egg Nutrition Center, Accessed October 2013
4Egg Nutrition Center, Intake and optimal health: A tool kit for healthcare professionals (pdf), April 2012
5Egg Nutrition Center, Better Breakfast with Protein-Rich Eggs (pdf), August 2013