The Green Bit
It's good enough to drink!
In order to bring you the freshest and most delicious produce, we use a lot of water and peel and core a lot of fruit and vegetables. So, we make sure that our waste water is recycled through our membrane bio-reactor treatment plant, once treated it's then released back into the river Tarell, where the fish like to drink it.
Our food waste is supplied to a local anaerobic digester where it is naturally broken down into methane and carbon dioxide gas and fertilizer. – How clever is that!?
Our company-wide waste reduction and recycle programs mean that Beacon Foods is fully accredited to the BS8555 Phase 2 Environmental Management System standard.
So you see we're pretty serious about keeping our greens green. We look on the sunny side too; being in South Wales hasn't deterred us from fitting solar panels to our roof. These generate 10,800KWH of energy every year – enough to heat water for our tray-washing machines and make a massive dent in our gas and electric bills.