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There's a carton problem at Wrenshall egg farm


February 18, 2022

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Jason Amundsen of the Locally Laid egg farm in Wrenshall holds one of the LoLa hens and a now rare carton. The farm is seeking returns of cartons as its supply chain has run into snags.

Due to labor shortages and supply chain issues, Locally Laid Egg Company in Wrenshall has been unable to secure a steady stream of egg cartons. But it's not from a lack of trying.

"I've been on the phone, on the road, talking with suppliers, setting up plan Bs, Cs and Ds," said owner Jason Amundsen. "We've been getting by that way for a while, but on Friday (Feb. 11) it all just fell apart."

Supply chain issues across the country have come to roost in Wrenshall.

"It's frustrating to have the product, but not have the means to get it out into the world," Amundsen said.

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