How can I tell if a cleaning product is environmentally friendly?
What is climate change? 3 things you can do to help right now
Imagine this; you are in the supermarket, walking down the household cleaning aisle. Your full of good intentions, you are looking for an environmentally friendly cleaning product. A product that contains ingredients that are not harmful to you, your family and your pets. You start scanning the shelves, trying to find one that ticks all […]
Post-harvest – what is used to clean fruit and vegetables before they reach the shops?
How many times have you heard the words ‘climate change’ or ‘global warming’ and thought: “Nothing to do with me; it is not my problem” I would hazard a guess that a fair majority of people have had this opinion at some point in their life. The thing is it really IS your problem, it […]
Organic farming – can post-harvest fruit and veg be cleaned without chemicals?
You are in the business of growing, harvesting and even packaging fresh produce; but are you using the safest product on the market, to clean fruit and vegetables? Do you know what different methods are available? Consumers are demanding organic alternatives to traditionally farmed produce and the natural progression for every fresh food producer should […]
Food waste-7 ideas to reduce waste, save money and help the environment
Sales of organic food in the UK grew 5.3% in 2018 to £2.33bn, boosted by consumer interest in free-from options and healthy eating, according to a report by certification body the Soil Association. The natural progression for every fresh food producer should be to rid their crops of harmful chemicals to meet with these demands, […]
As a Mum and a regular frequenter of the supermarkets, I understand that ‘getting the messages’ (going for the weekly food shop) can be a time consuming and sometimes costly chore. Knowing what is already in the house, what is in the freezer, remembering who eats what, not to mention the meal ideas – it’s […]