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Proud to be Lion 26/07/2019

To coincide with Pride, British Lion eggs commissioned new research to reveal what makes Brits proud to be British. Revelations that the NHS, a cuppa, our sense of humour and a full English breakfast were at the top of the list, captured the national media’s attention, with the Daily...

Get cracking for British Egg Week (7-13 October) 15/07/2019

British Lion eggs is calling on UK food businesses to get cracking and make plans for British Egg Week, which is running from 7-13 October with a Protein Power theme. A well-established date on the foodie calendar, it provides retailers, caterers, wholesalers and manufacturers with the...

New research studies show eggs can have a positive impact on heart health 05/07/2019

Three research studies published in recent weeks have helped to further dispel the link between eggs and heart disease risk – and show that eggs may actually have a positive impact on heart health.  The studies showed that heart disease risk was associated with consumption of red and...

The NHS, our sense of humour and a full English breakfast top the list of things that make us proud to be British 27/06/2019

The nationwide study revealed what stirs our national pride the most, with our free NHS the jewel in the crown, chosen by 53 percent of us. In joint second place is our dry sense of humour and a proper cup of tea (both at 37 percent), followed by the iconic Full English Breakfast (36...

UK businesses put their trust in the Lion 25/06/2019

Demand for British Lion egg products rose in 2018, driven by ongoing issues with the safety of non-UK eggs and egg products, Brexit planning and consumer demand.  Full year 2018 figures, published by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs show that eggs bought for...

Top chefs #AskForTheLion 11/06/2019

British Lion eggs and Staff Canteen, the media platform for professional chefs, has launched a social media campaign to encourage chefs to endorse the use of Lion eggs and inspire them to add more egg dishes to their menus.  Top chefs are sharing images of their favourite egg dishes...

Cracking views 28/05/2019

The latest recipe videos from British Lion ambassadors, social media megastar and diving champion Tom Daley, and the England and Manchester City Football captain Steph Houghton, have been exciting egg fans online. Daley’s ‘Tasty Egg bake’ and Houghton's tuna, sweetcorn and kale frittata...

Lion roars for weaning week 16/05/2019

To celebrate National Weaning Week  (6 – 12 May) and highlight the FSA runny eggs advice, British Lion eggs launched a dippy egg video in partnership with Annabel Karmel, the UK’s No 1 children’s cookery author. The video targeting new parents has been viewed more than 100,000 times ...

Spring tart creates big buzz 07/05/2019

A British Lion eggs Spring Garden Tart video created with Buzzfeed, the leading news and entertainment digital platform, is a huge online hit, achieving more than two million views across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and the BuzzFeed website. The recipe video, which can be viewed here, ...

£100K ad campaign is recipe for success 23/04/2019

British Lion eggs has launched a £100k digital ad campaign across major recipe websites BBC Good Food and Jamie Oliver this Easter to inspire millennials to cook with eggs more frequently. The three-month campaign showcases two 10 second 'food-porn' style videos of classic egg dishes,...