Access to finance

We all know that money makes the world go round – it’s certainly the next most important thing in a business after having something to sell. As part of our support for food businesses, we can signpost and advise you to help you maintain financial control of your operations.


Accessing short term borrowing

How can food and drink businesses access short-term borrowing for working capital.

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COVID - 19 Grant

COVID-19 Grants for businesses registered to pay business rates in Wales

Coronavirus (COVID 19): Business support

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support is available to businesses


Financial implications of restarting a food business

How to 'wake up' a food and drink company that was put to sleep for the Covid -19 crisis.


Finance Crisis Management

Many businesses will at some point, and for a variety of reasons, face a cash flow crisis. We have set out some tips that you might find useful.

Food Innovation and Investment for Growth


Hosted by the Food & Drink Wales Industry Board and attended by ambitious food and drink producers from all over Wales, the 

Food Innovation and Investment for Growth conference provided businesses with invaluable information on innovation and the array 

of funding and investment options that were available to them.

For further information and to access the Directory of Fund Providers and Investors

Please see below access to presentations given on the day :

Get a helping hand

For any business, accessing funding through grants can be welcome whatever stage of development it’s at. Wales offers the UK's highest level of financial support and grants, with quick decisions and approval, so it’s very possible there will be something out there to help you.

Again, we can help and guide you through what’s available, with funding packages which could support you with anything from set-up and project costs, through to training, R&D, and support for international trade and development.

Business Wales Finance

Finance Wales