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Support the Lions – ‘scrumble’ for the scramble 07/06/2017

Millions of Brits will be settling down to watch the first test between the British and Irish Lions and the New Zealand All Blacks on 24 June. And with the tests taking place early in the morning, it’s the perfect time to kick the day off with a tasty, protein filled egg breakfast....

New study says an egg a day for babies improves growth 07/06/2017

A study published in the American journal Pediatrics entitled ‘Eggs in Early Complementary Feeding and Child Growth: A Randomized Controlled Trial’ has found that eggs are a good source of nutrients for growth and development in children in Ecuador. The researchers hypothesized that...

Keep Dad happy and healthy this Father’s Day 06/06/2017

This Father’s Day (18 June) British Lion eggs is helping you give the dad of the year, the breakfast of the year, with a healthy alternative to the traditional fry up. If you are looking for a way to treat your dad this Father’s Day, but want to whip up something a little bit healthier,...

Brits wasting money on fashionable 'superfoods' 30/05/2017

Nutrition experts say that Brits are being seduced by new ‘superfoods’ championed by online influencers, wrongly believing they are more nutritious than less expensive everyday foods such as eggs. Most people surveyed thought eggs contain fewer vitamins and minerals than fashionable foods...

New report highlights eggs as 'nature's multivitamin' 17/05/2017

A new research review has concluded that the humble egg’s unique combination of high quality protein and essential vitamins and minerals means it should be termed ‘Nature’s multivitamin’.   The research review, to be published in the June issue of Complete Nutrition, highlights the...

Easter egg sales outstrip chocolate eggs 09/05/2017

More than twice as many real eggs than chocolate eggs were eaten over the Easter weekend, according to data estimates released by the British Egg Industry Council. It is estimated that around 80m chocolate Easter eggs are sold in the run up to Easter. However, consumption of real eggs is...

Speedy egg breakfasts that pack a protein punch 25/04/2017

For a healthy breakfast on the go, it’s easy to default to what’s on the coffee shop shelf on the way to work, but British Lion eggs has proved that it’s just as easy to make your own speedy egg breakfasts at home. Nutritionist Dr Juliet Gray has devised a selection of healthy breakfast...

Free range hens back outside for Easter 10/04/2017

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95% of UK free range egg production, has welcomed Defra’s announcement that the risk of avian influenza has reduced sufficiently for all free range hens in England to be allowed back outside in time for Easter.  Defra has...

British Lion eggs launches new egg-citing recipes app 31/03/2017

British Lion eggs has launched a new version of its popular Egg Recipes app, giving egg enthusiasts fingertip access to hundreds of shareable recipes and videos, as well as a built in egg-timer to ensure the perfect boiled or poached egg every time. Quick and easy to navigate, the new Egg...

Cracking lecture plan launched 23/03/2017

British Lion eggs, in association with Westminster Kingsway College, has created and launched a lecture plan to help catering students learn everything they need to know about sourcing, cooking and serving eggs and egg products. Eggs are a hot topic for foodservice operators who are...