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24 November 2017| News,Packers,Ranging

24 November 2017 | News,Packers,Ranging
Egg industry sees migrant labour fall

British workers will have to be prepared to take up the food and farming jobs currently carried out by migrant workers if European labour is lost to B...


31 October 2017 | News,Packers,Ranging,Retailers,Welfare
Video: Cage-free pledge by 2025 is a 'regrettable move', chief vet says

The UK's chief vet Nigel Gibbens has described the commitment by leading retailers to go cage-free by 2025 as a "regrettable move." During a speech...


Farming leaders weigh up Brexit implications

Egg industry leaders are weighing up the implications of the United Kingdom’s referendum decision to leave the European Union. Although the UK Gove...


Difficult year predicted for egg producers despite optimism for egg consumption

Lion Eggs chief Andrew Joret fears the next year could be a difficult one for egg producers, although he is optimistic about continued growth in consu...


PREVIEW 2016: ‘Eggs are back in fashion’ says BEIC chairman

Andrew Joret, chairman of the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), says the egg industry has every reason to be positive in the year ahead. Despite...


13 January 2016 | News,Packers
PREVIEW 2016: Discounting, market growth and caution dominate packers new year message

Producer and packer L J Fairburn & Son expects demand for free range eggs to continue growing over the next 12 months. The Lincolnshire-based compa...


PREVIEW 2016: Monkey see, monkey do!

Concerns continue to grow that the free range egg market could slip into oversupply, but egg traders think it will be some time before supplies outstr...


Are we better than the Americans, just plain lucky, complacent - or a combination of all three?!

“The US poultry industry operated according to a standard of structural and operational biosecurity incapable of protecting flocks from the introducti...


Spanish egg market in financial crisis

Financial crisis and falling consumption have resulted in the collapse of the Spanish egg market, according to the leader of the country’s egg produce...


Grants could force a financial crisis in the egg industry

A leading free range egg producer has warned that Welsh Government grants could result in the egg industry suffering the same financial crisis as the ...


Huge investment and expansion confirms Fairburn’s commitment to free range producers

Fast growing egg producer and packer L J Fairburn & Son is continuing to press ahead with huge investment, expansion and modernisation. Nearly 130,...


Tracker contract oversubscribed!

Noble Foods says it has had a huge response from free range egg producers to its new feed tracker contract. The company – the United Kingdom’s bigg...


‘Hendependence Day’ for US hens

Britain’s leading egg packing company, Noble Foods, has launched a transatlantic campaign to boost sales of higher welfare eggs in the United States. ...


Is free range heading for the perfect storm?

The January edition of The Ranger was full of market analysis and predications for the coming year. The volume of free range egg production increased ...


16 February 2015 | Feed,News,Organic,Packers
TV chefs focus on pullet eggs

Organic egg producer Susie Macmillan appears to have sparked pent-up demand for pullet eggs after she went on television to reveal how the small eggs ...


Top Packers news
9 March 2015 | Packers

‘Hendependence Day’ for US hens

Britain’s leading egg packing company, Noble Foods, has launched a transatl...


9 March 2015 | Packers

Is free range heading for the perfect st...

The January edition of The Ranger was full of market analysis and predicati...


16 February 2015 | Packers

TV chefs focus on pullet eggs

Organic egg producer Susie Macmillan appears to have sparked pent-up demand...


16 February 2015 | Packers

New brands expected to combat fall in pr...

The Scottish producer and packer Farmlay Eggs saw profits fall by nearly 40...


16 February 2015 | Packers

More retailers lower egg prices in battl...

The German discount supermarket Aldi has responded to the launch of Asda’s ...


23 January 2015 | Packers

Strong demand in a growing market

Noble Foods director Tom Willings believes that 2015 could be a good year f...


19 November 2014 | Packers

Movement restrictions lifted in Yorkshir...

Movement licences were set to be issued to egg producers in the Yorkshire a...


6 November 2014 | Packers

White is the new brown!

Noble Foods has now launched its white eggs full time onto the market after...


6 November 2014 | Packers

One million mark for Eggs for Soldiers

Eggs For Soldiers is raising a toast to celebrate hitting the £1 million ma...


5 November 2014 | Packers

Retailers and packers report increased d...

New figures from the Soil Association appear to confirm anecdotal evidence ...


7 August 2014 | Packers

Turnover and profits down at Stonegate

Latest published accounts from Stonegate show both turnover and profits dow...


25 April 2014 | Packers

Profits and turnover up at Oakland Farm ...

Oaklands Farms Eggs has reported an increase in both profits and turnover i...