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Cracking Christmas recipes 06/12/2019

With the Christmas season in full swing, British Lion eggs has whipped up some eggstraordinary recipes to show how the fridge staple can be used in a variety of ways to impress friends and loved ones during the festive season. Six cocktail recipes have been created to tickle a range of...

Reduce hangover symptoms and mitigate 'hungover munchies' - hunchies - by cracking an egg 14/11/2019

With the festive season about to kick off, it’s time to prepare for the dreaded ‘morning after the night before’ and cracking a couple of eggs could provide the perfect antidote; not only are eggs a quick and easy way to ease your hangover trauma but they also help prevent the insatiable...

New, higher welfare standard for British Lion barn eggs 01/11/2019

Today, in a bold move, the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) paved the way for a new barn standard under the British Lion Quality Code of Practice, after a period of consultation with its subscribers. Following the announcement by major retailers and some wholesalers to sell only ‘cage-...

Seasonal specials 28/10/2019

With the clocks going back and the cold weather fast approaching, British Lion eggs have developed a range of exciting new recipes. The warming, seasonal recipes include a miso mushroom ramen with soft boiled egg, a Christmas leftovers sandwich and a breakfast focaccia with baked eggs,...

New research on the benefits of eggs in the diet to be presented at FENS 14/10/2019

New research on the benefits of eggs in the diet to be presented at FENS Two new abstracts relating to egg consumption in older people will be presented at the 13th European Nutrition Conference, FENS (Federation of European Nutrition Societies) this week.  The first abstract highlights a...

Consumers encouraged to beat an egg for British Egg Week 14/10/2019

Consumers were encouraged to take part in an egg-ceptional challenge for British Egg Week last week, with Lion ambassadors Tom Daley and Steph Houghton asking their social media followers if they could crack an egg by squeezeing it from end to end. Attempts from Steph and Tom delivered...

British Lion eggs at NACC Training and Development Forum 30/09/2019

British Lion eggs will be exhibiting at the National Association of Care Caterers Training and Development Forum (9-11 October), offering visitors to the stand the chance to win a £200 Love2shop voucher and discussing the benefits of the Lion for care home caterers. To find out more about...

British Egg Week reminder 26/09/2019

With British Egg Week (7-13 October) almost upon us, British Lion eggs is calling on UK food businesses to get cracking and take part in the Protein Power Challenge. The challenge reveals the surprising truth that while eggshells are famously fragile, they are surprisingly strong when...

BEIC comment on precautionary egg safety and handling advice 23/09/2019

The Food Standards Agency has issued precautionary egg safety and handling advice in relation to a limited number of eggs with farm code 1UK11871 and best-before dates of 22, 23 and 24 September. A very small number of these eggs may be contaminated with salmonella and as a precaution,...

Steph gets cracking for new season 10/09/2019

Pro footballer and Lion eggs ambassador, Steph Houghton, has been sharing her favourite way to start off the day and get prepared for a big game. Steph's creamy scrambled eggs and smoked salmon video has been viewed more than 21,000 times since it went live. If you want to start the day...