Vita researches, develops, manufactures and markets a range of honeybee health treatments and products worldwide. Vita has distributors in over 60 countries and a product range that includes Apistan and Apiguard for Varroa control; enhanced liquid feed Vita Feed Gold; AFB and EFB Diagnostic Kits; ApiShield wasp and hornet protection; Beetle Blaster SHB trap; Swarm Attractant and B401. With a rigorous and ethical approach to research and development into honeybee health, Vita has no commercial interests in crop pesticides or crop breeding that may be harmful to honeybees.
The overall winner of the 2014 Vita photo Competition is Boštjan Tovornik of Slovenia. Other winners have their photos in the 2015 Vita Calendar.
Beekeepers across Europe face the threat of a new pest, the Small Hive Beetle, but a low-cost device to trap the pest is already available from Vita.
The dwindling queenless colony of bees in the observation hive make a break for it either during a downpour or a heavy frost and seemingly in the pitch dark!