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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
UK egg packers raise prices on feed costs surge
October 19, 2010 UK egg packers raise prices on feed costs surge Two major packers have raised producer prices following lobbying by the British Free Range Egg Producers' Association (BFREPA), and others may follow. BFREPA chairman John Ret ...
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Ukraine's Avangard sees stronger H1 on higher egg output
August 4, 2010 Ukraine's Avangard sees stronger H1 on higher egg output Egg producer in Ukraine, Avangard, expects strong half-year results as its output in 2009 was 29% higher than 2008. Avangard's shell egg production volume increased 29% ...
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Tesco's anti-competitive egg pricing sparks rebuke
August 3, 2010 Tesco's anti-competitive egg pricing sparks rebuke Irish farmers have attacked Tesco saying the supermarket giant is attempting to make small egg producers unviable in the Republic. "Tesco increased prices for local branded e ...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
UK free-range egg outlook remains sluggish
June 29, 2010 UK free-range egg outlook remains sluggish   Egg packers across the UK have closed their doors to new free-range egg producers and cut prices, warning the market may remain depressed for almost two years. Stonegate agricultura ...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
UK egg industry calls for better labelling
April 7, 2010 UK egg industry calls for better labelling The British egg industry is calling for caterers to show the country of origin of eggs on menus, following a new survey which indicated that more than 60% of consumers prefer it this ...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Ukraine's Avangard targets EU egg market
April 7, 2010 Ukraine's Avangard targets EU egg market   Avangard, Ukraine's largest egg producer, is aiming the European egg market as it unveiled plans to raise US$200 million through joining the growing number of Ukrainian agricultural g ...
Friday, March 12, 2010
Jail sentence and large fine for UK egg fraudster
March 12, 2010 Jail sentence and large fine for UK egg fraudster The UK businessman at the centre of a free-range egg fraud has been sentenced to three years in jail and a fine of GBP3.25 million (US$4.9 million). Keith Owen, of Heart of En ...
Monday, February 8, 2010
UK consumers prefer British eggs
February 8, 2010 UK consumers prefer British eggs Consumers are unhappy that many food products are made using imported eggs and egg products, according to research conducted late last year. Many consumers were dismayed that foreign egg pro ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
EU cage eggs may threaten UK market after 2012 deadline
February 3, 2010 EU cage eggs may threaten UK market after 2012 deadline The need for an intra-community trade ban on conventional cage eggs after 1 January 2012, if other member states are given more time to phase them out, is becoming cle ...
Monday, February 1, 2010
New EU salmonella report good news for UK eggs
February 1, 2010 New EU salmonella report good news for UK eggs The status of UK egg production as among the safest in the world has been reinforced by the results of the latest EU Salmonella report, with 99% of UK egg-laying flocks shown t ...
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
UK organic egg sales slow down amid recession
December 23, 2009 UK organic egg sales slow down amid recession Latest statistics revealed the extent of damage the credit crunch had on UK organic egg production. Organic egg production decreased by 300,000 cases during January-September. ...
Thursday, December 3, 2009
UK egg producers want better egg-handling guide for caterers
December 3, 2009 UK egg producers want better egg-handling guide for caterers UK producers have called on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to advice caterers better to minimise salmonella risk from eggs. British Lion egg producers said the F ...
Thursday, October 15, 2009
UK free-range egg sales grow 10 percent in 2009
October 15, 2009 UK free-range egg sales grow 10 percent in 2009                         UK free-range egg sales have grown 10 percent over the past year and by almost a quarter since 2006, and now account for more than 40 percent of total ...
Friday, October 2, 2009
UK egg sales to enjoy third consecutive year of growth
October 2, 2009 UK egg sales to enjoy third consecutive year of growth                The UK egg market is set to enjoy a third consecutive year of growth, as sales rose about 70 million eggs, according to third quarter sales figures by the ...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
UK consumers at risk from poor egg hygiene
June 23, 2009 UK consumers at risk from poor egg hygiene                            Poor egg handling practices in restaurants and takeaways could harm the wellbeing of UK consumers, according to a new study from the Health Protection Agenc ...

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