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Surplus egg 14/01/2021

Following media reports that some smaller non-Lion producers may have surplus eggs that they are struggling to sell due to the impact of the latest lockdown on suppliers to the hospitality or school sectors, the BEIC is advising that they contact one of the egg wholesalers to discuss...

BEIC welcomes trade deal 08/01/2021

The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the deal agreed between the UK and the EU. Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the BEIC has continuously engaged with the UK Government over a range of issues that would impact our producers and consumers as a result of leaving the EU.  Even...

Festive recipes with MOB Kitchen 21/12/2020

Mob Kitchen, the popular online cookery channel, has developed a series of celebratory British Lion egg recipes to share with their 800k social followers during December.  The dishes, which are quick, easy to prepare and affordable include Green eggs and Ham, Christmas Pavlova and a...

BBC Good Food x British Lion eggs winter warmers 15/12/2020

The BBC Good Food x British Lion eggs microsite has been updated with fresh recipe content, highlighting seasonal ingredients, to inspire consumers to get cracking over the Christmas period and beyond.   The quick, easy and tasty recipes include a pumpkin, tomato and egg one pot bake.

Brits more worried about weight gain than COVID-19 03/12/2020

Nine out of ten UK adults have concerns about their health according to a new survey[1] commissioned by British Lion Eggs this month - but COVID-19 is not the top worry. The top concerns, each named by more than 45% of adults, were weight gain and not exercising enough – edging ahead of...

A cracking cure to beat your festive hangover 24/11/2020

The festive season may be different this year, but regardless of how we celebrate, doubtless there will be a few dreaded hangovers the morning after. The good news is that one of the most effective cures is natural and delicious: eggs. Not only do they help fight the symptoms associated...

Comment on British Journal of Nutrition diabetes research 19/11/2020

Researchers who studied a sample of Chinese adults concluded that eating eggs increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the conclusions drawn from the research are misrepresentative.   Dr Juliet Gray, registered nutritionist comments: “The reported conclusions of this...

Eggs shown to aid weight loss in older and overweight people 09/11/2020

Two new international research studies (1,2) have confirmed how eggs can help in weight loss programmes for different population groups.  Both studies showed eggs to be of benefit in helping overweight and obese adults, including older age groups, lose weight. The new studies support the...

Trade and Agriculture Commission given statutory footing 09/11/2020

The UK Government has announced that they will place the Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC) on full statutory footing. The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) warmly welcomes this move and sincerely hopes this will help give farmers a louder voice in the development of UK trade policy...

British Lion eggs cooks up BBC Good Food promotion 27/10/2020

A British Lion eggs advertising takeover on BBC Good Food is encouraging consumers to get cracking and cook with eggs. As well as prominent advertising, featuring inspiring egg dishes, a dedicated British Lion eggs microsite, full of quick, easy and delicious egg recipes, and information...