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10 01, 2021

Tree planting time

January 10th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Tree planting time|

Through December/January we will plant 2000 native tree species on our own farm. This planned planting programme is targeted at improving biodiversity across sandy, unimproved grassland in the central Eden Valley.

Each of our ranges has a specific biodiversity action […]

4 11, 2020

New research with Woodland Trust shows trees are havens for wildlife

November 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on New research with Woodland Trust shows trees are havens for wildlife|

Here at The Lakes Free Range Egg Company, we’re proud to be involved in new research for the Woodland Trust that shows trees do provide benefits for biodiversity.

It’s official. Trees planted on our poultry farms in Cumbria are providing […]

27 10, 2020

McDonald’s puts The Lakes on the free range map

October 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on McDonald’s puts The Lakes on the free range map|

McDonald’s has launched a UK wide campaign championing farmers as their most essential ingredient – with The Lakes Free Range Egg Company highlighted as their longest standing UK supplier of free-range eggs.

The campaign was launched at the start of […]

1 09, 2020

Organic September -recipe for success for Cumbrian companies

September 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Organic September -recipe for success for Cumbrian companies|

#OrganicSeptember – a recipe for success. September is officially Organic month – and for two food companies in Cumbria it is time to celebrate their organic collaboration.

The Lakes Free Range Egg Company (The Lakes) has been supplying food delivery service […]

30 06, 2020

Lifestyle, diet and health changes in lockdown

June 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Lifestyle, diet and health changes in lockdown|

Results from numerous lifestyle and diet surveys in lockdown point to key trends around how we are consuming food, how we shop and how we live. Our physical and mental health have become a key focus and more importance […]

27 05, 2020

British Baking – Top recipes searched in lockdown

May 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on British Baking – Top recipes searched in lockdown|

Banana bread tops the list on most searched for recipes during coronavirus lockdown

Brits love baking Banana Bread best. According to research,  Banana Bread beats the Best Ever Brownies as the most searched recipe during the coronavirus lockdown, as more […]

28 03, 2020

COVID-19: Closed to the general public

March 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on COVID-19: Closed to the general public|

Biosecurity and protection COVID-19 statement

We wanted to let you know the steps that The Lakes Free Range Egg Company is taking during these uncertain times.

Biosecurity has always been an everyday part of what we do and that will always […]

25 03, 2020

Keeping eggs in good supply

March 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Keeping eggs in good supply|

Keeping eggs in good supply –  by working with our customers

David Brass our Chief Operating Officer was speaking on the BBC Farming Today programme.  The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been working with McDonald’s for over 15 years so […]

28 02, 2020

Decades of RSPCA Assured eggs

February 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Decades of RSPCA Assured eggs|

Decades of higher welfare standards with RSPCA Assured

In 1994 the RSPCA, in conjunction with leading retailers and producers, launched Freedom Food as a pioneering animal welfare labelling initiative. In 2015 the name was changed to RSPCA Assured.

That means for […]

3 10, 2019

Industry news: supporting Sainsbury’s with 100% free range eggs

October 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Industry news: supporting Sainsbury’s with 100% free range eggs|

It was officially announced in The Grocer that Sainsbury’s will be going 100% free-range.

We have been supplying the retailer with free-range eggs for quite some time and are proud to support their industry-leading efforts.  They are the first of […]