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Eggs offer enriching New Year 

If you’re kick-starting your New Year with an annual health kick and are in need of some inspiring dinner ideas, look no further as British Lion eggs are bringing in the New Year with a series of cracking recipes that showcase the enriching health benefits of the fridge staple. Ranging...

British Egg Industry Council issues 2019 General Election manifesto

The British Egg Industry Council has produced a manifesto for the 2019 General Election, highlighting the issues the British egg industry is facing as it seeks to maintain its position as one of UK agriculture’s leading success stories and a major contributor to the UK economy. The...

Cracking Christmas recipes

With the Christmas season in full swing, British Lion eggs has whipped up some eggstraordinary recipes to show how the fridge staple can be used in a variety of ways to impress friends and loved ones during the festive season. Six cocktail recipes have been created to tickle a range of...

New, higher welfare standard for British Lion barn eggs

Today, in a bold move, the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) paved the way for a new barn standard under the British Lion Quality Code of Practice, after a period of consultation with its subscribers. Following the announcement by major retailers and some wholesalers to sell only ‘cage...

Seasonal specials

With the clocks going back and the cold weather fast approaching, British Lion eggs have developed a range of exciting new recipes. The warming, seasonal recipes include a miso mushroom ramen with soft boiled egg, a Christmas leftovers sandwich and a breakfast focaccia with baked eggs...

Consumers encouraged to beat an egg for British Egg Week

Consumers were encouraged to take part in an egg-ceptional challenge for British Egg Week last week, with Lion ambassadors Tom Daley and Steph Houghton asking their social media followers if they could crack an egg by squeezeing it from end to end. Attempts from Steph and Tom delivered 184...

New research on the benefits of eggs in the diet to be presented at FENS

New research on the benefits of eggs in the diet to be presented at FENS Two new abstracts relating to egg consumption in older people will be presented at the 13th European Nutrition Conference, FENS (Federation of European Nutrition Societies) this week. The first abstract highlights a...

British Lion eggs at NACC Training and Development Forum

British Lion eggs will be exhibiting at the National Association of Care Caterers Training and Development Forum (9-11 October), offering visitors to the stand the chance to win a £200 Love2shop voucher and discussing the benefits of the Lion for care home caterers. To find out more about...

British Egg Week reminder

With British Egg Week (7-13 October) almost upon us, British Lion eggs is calling on UK food businesses to get cracking and take part in the Protein Power Challenge. The challenge reveals the surprising truth that while eggshells are famously fragile, they are surprisingly strong when...