The Welsh Government supported Food and Drink Wales Export Club has reached and surpassed its 100-member milestone following a 56 percent increase in applications since March 2020 and the outbreak of COVID-19.
International food and drink group Princes has completed the first phase of a planned £60m investment in its Cardiff manufacturing site, with the installation of seven new state-of-the-art soft drink production lines.
Flapjacks with a Welsh twist made by North Wales bakery, Siwgr a Sbeis are now available to buy across the country after being listed by the Co-op.
Riding the crest of the vegetarian and vegan wave, Parsnipship have acquired vegan nut-based cheese alternative producer Nutchi’s with support from Welsh Government’s Investor Ready Programme.
Taking Wales to the world in a virtual way Welsh food and drink companies seeking to enter the Far East market
An international export cluster programme for Welsh food and drink businesses is underway as part of the Welsh Government’s strategy for the food and drink sector to develop and access new markets in new ways overseas.
The Welsh Drinks Cluster has also supported the industry throughout the pandemic with a number of initiatives designed to boost sales, including the showcase for the wine industry, Welsh Wine Week, and the current Drink Welsh campaign.
Newly qualified accountant James Carew, 25, from Pembrokeshire’s fresh produce company Puffin Produce Ltd, completed his Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams qualification in March 2021 and has been awarded the highly coveted Gold Award for achieving the highest average mark in the world.
South Caernarfon Creameries (SCC) has won two awards for its Double Gloucester cheese at the 2021 Virtual Cheese Awards, in association with Food and Drink Wales.
Princes Limited, one of the largest names in the UK food and drink industry, has been unveiled as the key sponsor for the upcoming international trade event BlasCymru/TasteWales 2021.