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17 04, 2019

Easter Traditions – the Simnel Cake, baked with love

April 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Easter Traditions – the Simnel Cake, baked with love|

What is so traditional about Simnel Cake

In the run-up to Easter, avid bakers will be preparing a traditional Easter Simnel Cake. But why is it a traditionally seasonal bake and why are there 11 marzipan balls on the top?

A Simnel […]

31 01, 2019

National Yorkshire Pudding Day

January 31st, 2019|News|Comments Off on National Yorkshire Pudding Day|

National Yorkshire pudding day – When a Yorkshire Pud rises to the occasion

What could be more traditional on a Sunday than roast beef and  Yorkshire Puddings? and yes, we think you need more than one pudding!

The first Sunday in […]

14 01, 2019

National marmalade event – support for our local school

January 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on National marmalade event – support for our local school|

Marmalade Matters! Children from Stainton C of E Primary School will be travelling to London on 17th January for a rather unusual school trip – they have been invited to sing at the Embassy of Japan, in the presence […]

20 12, 2018

We’ve launched a 12 pack MIXED weight

December 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on We’ve launched a 12 pack MIXED weight|

A mixed weight box of eggs tastes just as good – so we’ve launched a 12 pack mixed weight pack in Cranston’s

What size eggs do you buy?
Bigger is not always better. Have you ever thought about why you buy […]

30 10, 2018

Eggs are flying – success for sponsored motorcyclist

October 30th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Eggs are flying – success for sponsored motorcyclist|

Guy Kendrew is an enthusiastic Motorcycle Trialist who has had a fantastic season this year. He was sponsored by The Lakes Free Range Egg Company and has been seen flying across courses up and down the country in his […]

24 08, 2018

Lakes Free Range Egg Co receives Queens Award during 21 birthday celebration

August 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Lakes Free Range Egg Co receives Queens Award during 21 birthday celebration|

The Lakes Free Range Egg Company received their Queens Award for Sustainable Development from Cumbria’s Lord Lieutenant today  (24th August). The occasion was even more special for staff at The Lakes, because it marked the start of their 21st […]

5 07, 2018

A mini mess for Cranston’s – meringue for summer

July 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on A mini mess for Cranston’s – meringue for summer|

We’re in store at Cranston’s Food Halls this Wimbledon weekend – so we’re sampling a Mini Eton Mess. Thanks to Judith Wilson who has been testing how to make the meringues in such hot weather.

The beauty of meringues is that […]

29 06, 2018

Flying the flag for the Queen’s Award

June 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Flying the flag for the Queen’s Award|

“We’re proud of the newest feather in our cap” says The Lakes Free Range Egg Company

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise is the most prestigious business awards programme in the world, so securing a coveted Queen’s Award title is not […]

21 04, 2018

Queen’s Award for The Lakes Free Range Egg Co

April 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Queen’s Award for The Lakes Free Range Egg Co|

 

The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise – one of the most prestigious business awards programme in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category.

The Queen’s Awards […]

20 04, 2018

Easter Chicks hatch – showcasing where food comes from

April 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Easter Chicks hatch – showcasing where food comes from|

Children visiting the Rheged Centre this Easter have a rare opportunity to see chicks hatching before their eyes – thanks to a live exhibit from The Lakes Free Range Egg Company (The Lakes).

Easter 2018 is the fifth consecutive year […]