The sight of empty supermarket shelves where neat rows of egg cartons should be is getting
alarming for those of us who love an egg. There are, after all, millions of Gwens up and down the country (for the non-Brits among you this is the fictional mum in cult noughties telly hit Gavin & Stacey who, just like my own mum, likes to make an omelette. What is life without an omelette? Etc). Fast forward to 2022, and the cost-of-living crisis is forcing some to get their protein from eggs, not meat.
Well, if they can. Bloombergs team explains the strain on egg supply: