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Dates announced for British Egg Week 2017! 16/11/2016

British Lion eggs has officially announced that British Egg Week 2017 will be taking place from the 9-15 October with World Egg Day falling on Friday, 14 October.   The #PutanEggonit campaign for British Egg Week 2016 encouraged consumers to experiment with eating eggs in more unusual...

Egg Sales Soar 14/11/2016

Egg sales have continued to soar in 2016, building on several years of strong growth, according to new data from the British egg industry. Retail egg sales (volume) have increased by 3.7% year-on-year (Kantar Worldpanel 52 w/e 9 October 2016), the equivalent of around 204 million eggs. A...

Eating an egg a day may be associated with 12 percent reduced risk of stroke 01/11/2016

New research shows eating eggs may be associated with a reduction in the risk of stroke. The study was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.  Researchers found that consuming up to one egg per day had no association with coronary heart disease and a 12 percent...

Another cracking couple of months on Instagram! 21/10/2016

The British Lion eggs Instagram account, Eggrecipes, continues to grow in popularity, gaining an additional 5,000 followers since August 2016. Inspiring egg photography, new recipe collections, promotional videos, blogger Instagram takeovers and an advertising campaign have all...

World Egg Day comes to Hawker House 14/10/2016

British Egg Week culminates with a celebration of World Egg Day at a #PutanEggonit street food event at Hawker House today (14 October). The event, which has been created for key journalists and food bloggers, but is also open to members of the public, continues throughout Saturday 15...

Millennials are getting eggcited on Instagram 11/10/2016

In conjunction with British Egg Week’s social media theme of #PutanEggonit, British Lion eggs has launched some new consumer research highlighting the growing popularity of eggs on social media. The research revealed that millennials are going ‘share crazy’ over eggs, with 60% of Brits...

Watch Seb Holmes #PutanEggonit for British Egg Week 04/10/2016

With British Egg Week just a week away, British Lion eggs has released an online video trailer to inspire consumers to ‘put an egg on it’ by cooking egg dishes, sharing them online, and attending the #PutanEggonit street food event at Hawker House in London. The video, which has been...

Review of Research on Timing of Introduction of Allergic Foods to Infant Diets 21/09/2016

British Egg Information Council (BEIC) has welcomed the systematic review of research on the timing of introduction of allergenic foods to the infant diet, published in the Journal of the Medical Association, which suggests that introducing eggs to the diets of infants between four and...

Remember The Choline! Little-known nutrient in eggs now recognised as important 13/09/2016

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has for the first time set values for a recommended daily intake of choline, a little-known but essential nutrient that’s particularly important for pregnant women and babies.  This is good news for egg lovers - eggs are one of the few dietary...

New study to test whether egg intake can be increased to improve muscle mass and strength for older people 01/09/2016

The next stage of a new UK study looking into the potential for improving health in later life by increasing the number of eggs you eat is set to start this month. The findings will be announced next year. The intervention study aims to increase protein intake by increasing egg...