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Babies can benefit from mums’ egg eating 16/01/2018

The recent confirmation that British Lion eggs can be eaten runny, or even raw, by vulnerable groups is good news for pregnant women and their babies – and a number of recent research papers have highlighted the potential benefits to babies’ health if their mothers eat eggs during...

Olympic gymnast champions #EggsMyWay campaign 05/01/2018

Reigning Olympic champion gymnast Max Whitlock is spearheading a crack team of high-profile ambassadors, in a £1m plus recipe marketing campaign with the theme #EggsMyWay to promote the culinary and health benefits of eggs in 2018. Double Olympic gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock,...

Visitors to the eggrecipes website hit 1 million in 2017 22/12/2017

More than a million people have visited the eggrecipes website for recipe inspiration in 2017. British Lion eggs has continued to create recipes to inspire consumers with quick, tasty and convenient ways to cook healthy meals with eggs. The most popular recipes range from a simple...

An eggcellent hangover cure 08/12/2017

Eggs are a go-to with a secret ingredient to help get over the morning after a big night out. Eggs are one of nature’s most nutrient-dense foods throughout the year - containing high quality protein, as well as being naturally rich in vitamin D, B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B12, iodine,...

New studies show that eating eggs when breastfeeding may help protect babies against allergy 06/12/2017

Two recent studies suggest that mothers who eat eggs when breastfeeding may help protect their babies against future egg allergy. The first study[i], a randomised controlled trial (RCT) undertaken at the University of Western Australia, showed that egg ingestion during breastfeeding was...

Eggs for all – vulnerable groups get the message 24/11/2017

British Lion eggs has launched a major new campaign to highlight the recent announcement[1] by the Food Standards Agency that everyone can now enjoy runny eggs – as long as they have the British Lion mark on.  The six-month campaign, which launched on 1 November, includes advertising,...

Breakfast report shows caterers route to ‘eggs-tra’ profit 17/11/2017

Eggs are the favourite breakfast choice of consumers when eating out, with 63% choosing them, but caterers are failing to capitalise on the sales opportunity according to a new research report from British Lion eggs. The British Lion eggs ‘Wake up to eggs: a report into making the most of...

Eggheads smash world record 13/10/2017

Today, 183 eggheads dipped their toast soldiers in unison to become world record holders. British Lion eggs have broken the record for the largest number of toast soldiers dipped in boiled eggs simultaneously – the previous record stood at 178. In celebration of World Egg Day and the...

New Government advice: British Lion eggs safe for mums-to-be, babies and elderly people 11/10/2017

Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today (11 October 2017) changed its advice on eggs, confirming that British Lion eggs are safe...

British Egg Week breakfasts with a hotel style twist 06/10/2017

For British Egg Week 2017 (9– 15 October) British Lion eggs have teamed up with The Goring Hotel to share six of its famous breakfast recipes. The hotel’s Michelin-starred Executive Chef, Shay Cooper, is also providing tips and tricks on how to make the perfect luxurious hotel breakfast...