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Groundbreaking Lion hen welfare training now compulsory

A groundbreaking new Lion Training Passport scheme has been introduced by The British Egg Industry Council as a compulsory requirement for all members, revolutionising training practices and ensuring the highest standards of hen welfare industry wide. Created to ensure stockspeople are all...

Cracking takeaway recipe inspiration

Digital cooking platform MOB Kitchen has been working with British Lion eggs on a campaign to encourage students to transform leftover takeaways into exciting new meals using eggs, saving both money and food waste. A video for Naan Croque Monsieur and Daal Pancakes, using leftover Indian...

Response to survey published in Journal of the American Heart Association

A survey of more than 100,000 older women in America has reported that consuming plant protein appears to reduce the risk of deaths from cancer and heart disease, while eating eggs and meat increase it. In contrast, the survey reported that consuming eggs reduces deaths from dementia by 14...

BEIC comment on PLOS Medicine article

The British Egg Industry Council has commented on the paper: Egg and cholesterol consumption and mortality from cardiovascular and different causes in the United States: A population-based cohort, published in PLOS Medicine1. The NHS currently advises that eggs are a good choice as part of...

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...