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Easter egg sales outstrip chocolate eggs 09/05/2017

More than twice as many real eggs than chocolate eggs were eaten over the Easter weekend, according to data estimates released by the British Egg Industry Council. It is estimated that around 80m chocolate Easter eggs are sold in the run up to Easter. However, consumption of real eggs is...

Speedy egg breakfasts that pack a protein punch 25/04/2017

For a healthy breakfast on the go, it’s easy to default to what’s on the coffee shop shelf on the way to work, but British Lion eggs has proved that it’s just as easy to make your own speedy egg breakfasts at home. Nutritionist Dr Juliet Gray has devised a selection of healthy breakfast...

Free range hens back outside for Easter 10/04/2017

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95% of UK free range egg production, has welcomed Defra’s announcement that the risk of avian influenza has reduced sufficiently for all free range hens in England to be allowed back outside in time for Easter.  Defra has...

British Lion eggs launches new egg-citing recipes app 31/03/2017

British Lion eggs has launched a new version of its popular Egg Recipes app, giving egg enthusiasts fingertip access to hundreds of shareable recipes and videos, as well as a built in egg-timer to ensure the perfect boiled or poached egg every time. Quick and easy to navigate, the new Egg...

Cracking lecture plan launched 23/03/2017

British Lion eggs, in association with Westminster Kingsway College, has created and launched a lecture plan to help catering students learn everything they need to know about sourcing, cooking and serving eggs and egg products. Eggs are a hot topic for foodservice operators who are...

British Egg Industry Council concerned to protect hens 27/02/2017

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95% of UK free range egg production, has advised that although some free range hens will be allowed back outside this week, some free range farmers will choose to temporarily keep their hens housed, to protect them from...

Egg Recipes cracks YouTube, surpassing one million views 14/02/2017

The Egg Recipes YouTube channel has surpassed one million views after a series of short and shareable egg recipe videos linking back to YouTube were seeded out over social media. Since it launched, the Egg Recipes YouTube channel has hosted over 70 videos, including recipe demonstrations...

Sunny Side Up for British Lion eggs Instagram account - Eggrecipes tops 20,000 followers 07/02/2017

The Eggrecipes Instagram account has broken the 20,000 followers mark, following the success of the first British Lion eggs pop up café last week and promotion of a series of short egg recipe videos. More than 2,600 consumers discovered the account in January alone. With standing room...

Egg sales record 10th consecutive year of growth 30/01/2017

Retail egg sales grew by almost 5% in 2016, equating to more than 250m extra eggs, according to latest data issued by British Lion eggs.  This year also sees the 10th consecutive year of growth for egg sales, during which time retail volume sales have grown by 1.5bn eggs. Last year’s...

Conquer January blues with the ‘sunny side up’ pop-up café 17/01/2017

British Lion eggs is teaming up with celebrity chef Simon Rimmer to brighten up Britain with the launch of a ‘sunny side up’ pop-up café, open to the public on Wednesday 25 January 2017 in Covent Garden, London. Simon Rimmer has created a collection of healthy one-pot egg dishes,...