Blas Cymru/Taste Wales is a biennial event organised by the Food Division to bring together Welsh producers and manufacturers with Buyers from both the UK and overseas, in addition to the brokerage element there is also a conference and trade exhibition promoting the Food and Drink industry in Wales. Taste Wales - Event report
The first food boxes are being delivered to the doorsteps of people who are adopting strict shielding measures to protect themselves from coronavirus.
First Minister Mark Drakeford has today announced a new £500 million fund to provide extra support to the Welsh economy, businesses and charities experiencing a sharp drop in trading as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
From 25 March 2020, businesses will be able to apply for a 3-month extension for filing their accounts. This joint initiative between the government and Companies House will mean businesses can prioritise managing the impact of Coronavirus. There are approximately 4.3 million businesses on the Companies House register, and all companies must submit their accounts and reports each year. Under normal circumstances, companies that file accounts late are issued with an automatic penalty. As part...
“Markets & Traders fearful for the future” The body that represents markets across the UK is calling for urgent and detailed action from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Work on salt reduction began in the UK in 2004 following advice from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) that recommended population average salt intakes should be reduced to 6g per day to reduce the risk of high blood pressure and hence cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD causes a quarter of all deaths in the UK and is the largest cause of premature mortality in deprived areas.
A group of six Welsh drink producers are heading to Manchester next week - looking to catch the attention of the UK hospitality sector at the Northern Restaurant & Bar Show 2020 (March 17th & 18th).