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A cracking cure for your festive hangover

As we approach the festive season, the promise of endless Michael Bublé, enchanting Christmas lights, and questionable dance moves await. And so does the inevitable festive hangover. The best hangover cures are subject to much debate - but tucking into eggs the morning after will do more...
Christmas eggnog

Crack into Christmas!

The party season is approaching and it will soon be time to think of festive canapés and cocktails. As you’re stocking up, don’t forget to grab an essential - eggs - the perfect base for some all-time Christmas favourites. Eggnog (Prep: 240 mins. Cook: 15 mins) This great Christmas classic...

35,000 shoppers sign petition to crack down on imported eggs

More than 35,000 British shoppers have now signed a petition demanding supermarkets ditch imported eggs and commit to using British egg ingredients for own-label foods produced in the UK, making it one of the most well supported on change.org. Launched by British Lion Egg Processors, the...

Eggcellent eggs

British Lion eggs will be on the panel for the upcoming IFST Food Safety Group webinar – Eggcellent Eggs, Safety, Quality and Provenance – alongside independent food safety expert Sterling Crew. The session will consider the issues associated with eggs in the past and the subsequent...

Gearing up for British Egg Week

With British Egg Week (4-10 October) fast approaching, British Lion eggs is inspiring consumers to get cracking by collaborating with comedian George Egg, the famous ‘snack hacker’, on some exciting (and amusing!) recipes which will be shared with his 55k Instagram followers as well as...

Office workers ‘egged on’ to continue ‘breakfasting like kings’

Nutritionists have warned that a return to ‘normal’ working practices could lead to a spike in weight gain for millions of office workers who fall prey to their pre-pandemic eating habits at breakfast time and are seduced by calorie-laden coffee house lattes and sandwich shop treats...

Maths egghead creates the formula for the perfect boiled egg and soldiers

A soft-boiled egg and strips of buttered toast - the ingredients for the traditional and much-loved egg and soldiers dish couldn’t be simpler. But according to a statistician, for the really perfect one you'll need a measuring tape, thermometer - and possibly a degree in maths. British...

National media report on calls for retailers to back British ingredients

Shoppers will fork out more for food made from British ingredients according to stories from The Sun, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Metro, Daily Star and The Herald highlighting public demand for the use of British eggs in British food. The stories, based on consumer research commissioned...