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Lion roars for retailers 16/08/2019

Retail egg sales are on the rise, with the latest figures driven by increasing consumer desire for healthier options and supported by the growth in popularity of flexitarianism and demand for meat-free protein-based options, according to British Lion eggs. With around 6.5bn eggs sold in...

New research review crowns the egg as the original protein ball 14/08/2019

A new research review, “Eggs: friend or foe?” published in Network Health Digest, confirms the health benefits of eggs, and suggests they should be seen as the original “protein ball”. The article reviews the nutritional composition of eggs and examines the benefits of including them in a...

Dioxin recalls in Belgium: UK food businesses urged to put trust in Lion 13/08/2019

British Lion egg processors are calling on food businesses to buy British, with yet another food safety scare linked to foreign eggs hitting the headlines. A recall has been issued for organic eggs produced by the brand E.K.E and sold in several supermarkets in Belgium, after food safety...

Proud to be Lion 26/07/2019

To coincide with Pride, British Lion eggs commissioned new research to reveal what makes Brits proud to be British. Revelations that the NHS, a cuppa, our sense of humour and a full English breakfast were at the top of the list, captured the national media’s attention, with the Daily...

Get cracking for British Egg Week (7-13 October) 15/07/2019

British Lion eggs is calling on UK food businesses to get cracking and make plans for British Egg Week, which is running from 7-13 October with a Protein Power theme. A well-established date on the foodie calendar, it provides retailers, caterers, wholesalers and manufacturers with the...

New research studies show eggs can have a positive impact on heart health 05/07/2019

Three research studies published in recent weeks have helped to further dispel the link between eggs and heart disease risk – and show that eggs may actually have a positive impact on heart health.  The studies showed that heart disease risk was associated with consumption of red and...

The NHS, our sense of humour and a full English breakfast top the list of things that make us proud to be British 27/06/2019

The nationwide study revealed what stirs our national pride the most, with our free NHS the jewel in the crown, chosen by 53 percent of us. In joint second place is our dry sense of humour and a proper cup of tea (both at 37 percent), followed by the iconic Full English Breakfast (36...

UK businesses put their trust in the Lion 25/06/2019

Demand for British Lion egg products rose in 2018, driven by ongoing issues with the safety of non-UK eggs and egg products, Brexit planning and consumer demand.  Full year 2018 figures, published by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs show that eggs bought for...

Top chefs #AskForTheLion 11/06/2019

British Lion eggs and Staff Canteen, the media platform for professional chefs, has launched a social media campaign to encourage chefs to endorse the use of Lion eggs and inspire them to add more egg dishes to their menus.  Top chefs are sharing images of their favourite egg dishes...

Cracking views 28/05/2019

The latest recipe videos from British Lion ambassadors, social media megastar and diving champion Tom Daley, and the England and Manchester City Football captain Steph Houghton, have been exciting egg fans online. Daley’s ‘Tasty Egg bake’ and Houghton's tuna, sweetcorn and kale frittata...