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

Egg producers hold protest in Monaghan

Egg producers hold protest in Monaghan

Egg producers are protesting in Co. Monaghan today (Thursday, April 7) calling for a price increase given to suppliers to...

April 7, 2022

Over 656 million eggs sold in Ireland in the last year

Over 656 million eggs sold in Ireland in the last year

New consumer data from Bord Bia has revealed that over 656 million eggs have been sold in Ireland in the...

November 17, 2020

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

Over 500,000 egg-producing hens culled in Monaghan

Over 500,000 egg-producing hens culled in Monaghan

Over 500,000 egg-producing hens have been culled in Co. Monaghan since the beginning of an outbreak of bird flu (avian...

April 28, 2020

Bird flu: ‘This has the potential to leave no Irish eggs in the country’

Bird flu: ‘This has the potential to leave no Irish eggs in the country’

In early March, it was reported that a case of bird flu had been discovered in a commercial poultry flock...

April 16, 2020

Farmyard fashionistas ‘cracking’ success in Junk Kouture competition

Farmyard fashionistas ‘cracking’ success in Junk Kouture competition

Farmyards around the country have hatched a range of “egg-traordinary” fashionista finds for the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition....

April 14, 2018

Chicken enriched with Omega-3 ‘likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression’

Chicken enriched with Omega-3 ‘likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia and depression’

The regular consumption of naturally enriched omega-3 chicken and eggs is likely to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia...

November 16, 2017

Profits drop at Skea Eggs despite increase in sales

Profits drop at Skea Eggs despite increase in sales

Profits are down at Northern Ireland egg giant Skea Egg Farms despite an increase in sales, its latest accounts show....

October 19, 2017

Dutch police arrest 2 suspects over egg scandal

Dutch police arrest 2 suspects over egg scandal

Two suspects were arrested by Dutch police yesterday, August 10, over the recent egg scandal, according to Reuters. The arrests occurred as...

August 11, 2017

5 tips on how to make the perfect pancake on Pancake Tuesday

5 tips on how to make the perfect pancake on Pancake Tuesday

Today, February 9, is Pancake Tuesday and the Irish egg industry is preparing itself for a busy few days. It’s...

February 9, 2016

A dozen facts about eggs on World Egg Day

A dozen facts about eggs on World Egg Day

Scrambled, boiled, poached or fried, how do you like your eggs? Today, October 9, is World Egg Day. The first...

October 9, 2015