Eggs

Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts

Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts

Tesco has today (Thursday, May 26) announced new five-year contracts for all of its five shell egg suppliers. These are:...

May 26, 2022

Warning of egg shortages due to ‘suffocating’ supermarket prices

Warning of egg shortages due to ‘suffocating’ supermarket prices

British free-range organic egg farmers are considering a mass exodus from the industry due to the lack of compensation at...

April 20, 2022

Fire breaks out at egg factory in Fermanagh

Fire breaks out at egg factory in Fermanagh

Firefighters were called in to tackle a large blaze at an egg factory in Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh this morning (Wednesday, October...

October 7, 2020

British Lion launches £1.3 million 2020 marketing campaign

British Lion launches £1.3 million 2020 marketing campaign

British Lion has announced plans to pump £1.3 million into its 2020 egg marketing campaign. The ‘WonderEgg’ campaign focuses on...

January 18, 2020

Poultry conference: Zero-tariff egg imports could put Welsh producers out of business

Poultry conference: Zero-tariff egg imports could put Welsh producers out of business

Eggs are back in fashion and have a secure future among consumers, according to industry leaders at NFU Cymru’s annual...

November 22, 2019

Businesses urged to buy British amid Dioxin egg recalls in Belgium

Businesses urged to buy British amid Dioxin egg recalls in Belgium

UK food businesses have been urged to put trust in British Lion assured eggs after several Belgian supermarkets were forced...

August 19, 2019

Egg industry launches £100,000 ‘food porn’ ads to crack Millennial market

Egg industry launches £100,000 ‘food porn’ ads to crack Millennial market

British Lion eggs has launched a £100,000 digital ad campaign across major recipe websites BBC Good Food and Jamie Oliver...

April 27, 2019

Sainsbury’s is saying ‘no’ to barn eggs

Sainsbury’s is saying ‘no’ to barn eggs

The barn egg sector has been dealt a major blow, courtesy of a decision taken by Sainsbury’s not to stock...

April 22, 2019

UK egg sales up £36 million in 2018

UK egg sales up £36 million in 2018

UK retail egg sales remained positive in 2018, supported by consumer desire for healthier options and flexitarianism. A change in...

March 11, 2019

British Lion eggs kick off campaign with England football captain

British Lion eggs kick off campaign with England football captain

Steph Houghton, the Manchester City and England football captain, is kicking off the next phase of the British Lion eggs...

March 10, 2019

British egg industry warns food fraud fines are not strong enough

British egg industry warns food fraud fines are not strong enough

The British Egg Industry Council is calling for stronger deterrents for food fraud following the news that an egg trader...

February 13, 2019

British Lion eggs cracks marketing deal with swimming sensation

British Lion eggs cracks marketing deal with swimming sensation

British Lion eggs is diving into a partnership with double World Champion and social media star Tom Daley as part...

December 31, 2018

Egg industry calls on public to look beyond size on ‘Stir-up Sunday’

Egg industry calls on public to look beyond size on ‘Stir-up Sunday’

Free range egg farmers across Britain are urging the public to mix it up when it comes to the size...

November 23, 2018

Government advice change drives 5% increase in UK egg sales

Government advice change drives 5% increase in UK egg sales

A year on from a change in official advice, which said that mums to be, young children, and the elderly...

November 9, 2018

£1,000 grants to help young people progress in free range industry

£1,000 grants to help young people progress in free range industry

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is to offer grants to help young people working in the sector...

October 13, 2018

New free range contract to ‘ensure fairness and restore confidence’ in chain

New free range contract to ‘ensure fairness and restore confidence’ in chain

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) has announced it will create a new model supply contract for its...

October 12, 2018

UK half-year egg sales up by 187 million

UK half-year egg sales up by 187 million

British Lion eggs are in good health, with the latest figures showing sales continuing to rise for the 12th year...

August 30, 2018

Egg price increase ‘desperately needed’ as producers are pushed to the brink

Egg price increase ‘desperately needed’ as producers are pushed to the brink

Free range egg producers are calling for an immediate increase in the price they receive for their eggs as the...

August 14, 2018