This year’s Wales Food Fortnight has provided a virtual launch pad for food and drink businesses in Wales as they set their sights on increased global trade in 2021.
The Virtual Cheese Awards, a pioneering online award event which celebrates the best of British cheese, is proud to announce that Food and Drink Wales is its headline sponsor for 2021.
A mouth-watering new collection of recipes bringing together a menu of delicious dishes from around the globe is now available. Entitled ‘The Melting Pot’, the thirty recipes collated by Maggie Ogunbanwo with contributions by members of the minority ethnic community in Wales celebrate the country’s cultural diversity.
A collective of Wales’ best drinks producers have joined forces to launch a sales-driven year-round campaign following the success of a consumer campaign which gave a boost to orders during the Christmas holiday period in 2020.
By working together Welsh food and drink producers are increasing their slice of the growing online gifting market.
While this year’s St David’s Day (1 March) will be a very different occasion to the norm, the Welsh Government’s Food Division has nevertheless been busily collaborating with a host of organisations as it promotes the nation’s award-winning produce across the world.
Shoppers are being encouraged to embrace Welsh food and drink this St David’s Day by supporting local businesses.
Just in time for this year’s Gulfood exhibition award-winning Radnor Preserves jams, marmalades and chutneys have arrived in 30 Spinneys stores throughout Abu Dhabi, Dubai and further afield. Radnor Preserves, from the heart of Wales, has been judged as one of the best artisan marmalade makers in the world, winning most notably Double Gold at the World Marmalade Awards.
Welsh Government announces future strategic vision for the food and drink industry as it sets its sights, over the coming years, to be a world leader in sustainability.