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British Lion cracks on with 2021 campaign

British Lion eggs has launched a £1.3m marketing campaign for 2021 to drive awareness of the Lion mark and capitalise on unprecedented consumer demand for eggs in retail. With retail sales growing by 18.4% in the last year (52 w/e 27 Dec 2020), the equivalent of around 1.2billion extra...

Surplus egg

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 their...

BEIC welcomes trade deal

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

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 Boxing...

BBC Good Food x British Lion eggs winter warmers

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

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

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...