Are You Worried About Food Safety?

If you’re worried about how safe your food is, you’re not alone. Recent surveys of Brits and Europeans show that how safe the food is, due to bacterial contamination or the presence of foreign objects such as metal or plastic, is one of the top concerns people have when it …

The Dawn of the Zero-Waste Age

We all want to do our bit in the fight to preserve our planet. There are more eco-friendly options than ever before, as businesses that offer eco-friendly solutions to daily struggles are thriving. Sustainability is a buzzword that is thrown around every day, but how many of us can truly …

Why Small, Local Growers could put Big Growers out of Business

Many of us have the luxury of going to a supermarket or grocery store, picking our groceries off the shelves, and placing them in our basket, without a second thought about the journey they have been on to arrive here. It is only when those shelves start to look a …

How Clean is Your Food?

On an almost weekly basis, news stories from around the world warn us that food we may have bought recently in our local supermarket is unsafe for human consumption. Usually this is because the food has been found to have been contaminated by bacteria, often E. coli. It is almost …

Invisible Waste – What is it and How to Reduce it

This week (21st – 29th November 2020) is European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), and here at Vitabeam we are spreading the word! Fundamental to Vitabeam is our mission to reduce food waste – an important element of waste that is often overlooked. But this week we are casting our …

The Future of Food is In Our Hands

In the next couple of years, we will all have to ask ourselves a very important question: what kind of future do we want? Do we want to live in a society that relies on its government to decide what food we eat and how it is produced? Do we …

Food and Covid-19: Is Our Food Safe?

Worried about catching Covid-19 from your food? The good news is that the consensus among scientists is that the risk of catching Covid-19 from your food is very low. However, research into the behaviour of the virus in different environmental conditions has yielded some interesting results. Scientists were already aware …