Fans of Krispy Kreme can enjoy their favorite guilty pleasure a little more, thanks to an announcement next week that the company will transition to sourcing cage-free eggs.  More companies like Barilla are taking a look at their supply chain and cage-free eggs will become the norm.

Here's the announcement, made by the Humane Society's Kristie Middleton:

Krispy Kreme doughnuts now come with a little less guilt, since some of the eggs they use will be from hens who at least haven't been crammed into cages. Consumers care about animal welfare more than ever, and we're pleased to see Krispy Kreme joining the dozens of major companies that are taking notice of that.  We believe the company is genuinely interested in doing the right thing when it comes to animal welfare.

You can read the rest of my article on Triple Pundit.

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Leon Kaye is the founder and editor of GreenGoPost.com. Based in California, he is a business writer and consultant. His work is has also appeared on Triple Pundit , The Guardian's Sustainable Business site and has appeared on Inhabitat and Earth911. His focus is making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He's pictured here in Qatar, one of the Middle East countries in which he takes a keen interest because of its transformation into a post-oil economy. Other areas of interest include sustainable development in The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. He was a new media journalism fellow at the International Reporting Project, for which he covered child survival in India during February 2013. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com. You can also reach out via Twitter (@LeonKaye) and Instagram (GreenGoPost). As of October 2013, he now lives and works in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.