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Veggie diets get to work on an egg (or two)

New studies reveal health and nutrition benefits from adding two daily eggs to plant-based diets Plant-based diets work better for health and are more nutritious when supplemented with two daily eggs. That’s according to scientists from the University of Connecticut and Yale-Griffin...

Rhiannon Lambert's weaning video goes live

Nutritionist, best-selling author and social influencer, Rhiannon Lambert, has released a weaning video in collaboration with British Lion eggs, which is now live on YouTube and Instagram with over 865k views. The video highlights FSA advice that vulnerable groups (including pregnant mums...

Twisted egg dishes

The British Lion eggs budget-friendly recipe videos on Twisted’s social channels have been viewed more than 3.6m times to date. The short, snappy recipe videos, which include British Lion Egg Fried Rice with Crispy Leeks, have proved hugely popular on the online foodie platform and form...

Tom Daley's Platinum Jubilee British-themed egg dishes

The nation’s Olympic hero, Tom Daley, has released a collection of British egg recipes to help celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Tom’s sweet and savoury British Lion eggs recipes are perfect for sharing, easy to make and champion British ingredients - they are bound to be the...

Tom Daley’s egg dishes from around the world

​​​​​​Olympic gold medallist and Lion ambassador, Tom Daley OBE, has created an egg recipe video inspired by his love for international travel, which is now live on Instagram and YouTube, having already achieved over 574k views. The video showcases three meals which are delicious, easy to...

Influencer support reaches new heights

Social media and celebrity support for the latest British Lion egg products petition, calling on retailers to use British eggs for food made in Britain, has grown in 2022, having been backed by the likes of The Georgia Edit (197k followers), Myleene Klass (394k followers), and other...

British egg industry crisis as production costs soar

30% cost increases leave British farmers on the brink British egg farmers are facing unprecedented rises in the cost of producing eggs, leaving many on the brink of bankruptcy with hundreds of farms in real danger of going out of business if returns do not significantly improve. With...

Free range hens to stay safe inside for a little longer

Government vets have decided that free range hens should be kept inside for a further short period to continue to protect them from the threat of avian influenza (bird flu). The British Egg Industry Council fully supports the Government’s decision to keep hens safe. Mark Williams, Chief...