Food and Drink Wales

Food and Drink Wales

There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. The current rules on trade, travel and business for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transition period. New rules will take effect on 1 January 2021

Government EU Transition Food and drink sector guidance

Food and Drink Wales - Growing together

The Food and drink industry is a rising star in the Welsh economy – with lots of potential to grow.

The Welsh Government wants to increase sales by 30% to £7 billion, and we have an Action Plan in place to do just that. We’re confident that through working together with businesses, we can do it. Our new improved website explains how this will happen.

COVID-19 Food and Drink Wales

Supporting recovery of businesses and supply chains from Covid-19

EU Transition

The UK is now in a transition period until December 2020.


Advice for businesses


We are launching this campaign to raise awareness of our great food and drink from Wales and encourage the Welsh community to support Welsh Food and Drink producers and retailers.

Innovation Centres

Centres of excellence provide technical support and help with product development


Exporting is central to growth for many businesses – but careful planning and preparation are essential to gaining a competitive edge.

How we can help

Food and drink is a priority economic sector in Wales, with 170,000 people contributing to gross sales of £17.3 billion.

Food Tourism and Culture

Food and drink, hospitality and tourism are essential partners in Wales.

Key Facts

Tens of thousands of business, billions of pounds of income, huge amounts of food and drink being exported – that’s the size and shape of the sector in Wales


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