Passing of Arthur Papetti


EGG-NEWS regrets to record the passing of Arthur Papetti on May 2nd at the age of 87.


Born into the family business which became Papetti’s Hygrade Poultry and Eggs, he and his brother Tony concentrated on egg production and distribution.  He was a pioneer in egg processing and built a business on satisfying needs for specific egg liquid products.


He was a board member of the Prepared Food Association, the United Egg Association, the New Jersey Poultry Association and other industry-related organizations.  He received Urner Barry Man of the Year award, the Golden Egg Award and was regarded highly in the industry.