Food and Drink Wales Newsletter - February 2016

February 2016 • Issue 0001


Towards Sustainable Growth:

An Action Plan for the Food and Drink Industry 2014 - 2020

Food and Drink Wales Action Plan


Chair of the Food and Drink Industry Board

New faces to lead Food and Drink Industry Board

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, welcomes a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs to the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board.

Food Business Investment Scheme

Food Business Investment Scheme

The window for this Expression of Interest application will be open as of the 29th February 2016

Sarah Bunton Chocolates

Meet the buyer event secures orders for Welsh chocolatier

Sarah Bunton Luxury Chocolates, the award winning Welsh chocolatier, has recently secured an order with John Lewis to begin supplying their stores with Easter themed chocolate bars in 2016.

Gulfood Dubai Press Notice

Welsh food and drink companies are hoping to make it big at Gulfood

Welsh food and drink companies are looking to the Middle East for new markets, as they prepare to attend Gulfood in Dubai next month, a key international food and drink trade event for the sector.

Battle of the Dragon

Welsh chefs join Sam Warburton in quest for international success

While Sam Warburton and the Wales rugby squad are busy honing their skills for what promises to be an intriguing Six Nations campaign, their culinary counterparts are preparing for own international battle.


Interested in being part of Food Clusters Wales

Clusters a new way to do business in Wales, new ideas, new partners, committed to business growth



Food and Drink Wales Trade Events
Food for the Future

Food for the Future

Food for the Future conference will highlight both the progress and the remaining challenges in food innovation, health and nutrition by bringing together businesses, policy makers, academics and health professionals to share their knowledge and experiences.

Christine Tacon

Invitation to a Symposium with Christine Tacon CBE, Groceries Code Adjudicator

You are invited to a symposium and surgery with the Groceries Code Adjudicator to learn more about her role and the Groceries Supply Code of Practice.

Gulfood Dubai 2016 brochure

Gulfood Dubai 2016 brochure

Opportunity to read about our producers exhibiting at Gulfood, Dubai 2016 event

Events Calendar

Events Calendar for 2016 - 2017

Read on for further information of our events calendar


Social Media

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Quarterly newsletter for the Welsh food and drink industry from the Welsh Government's Food Division.  

News, events and matters relating to the industry in Wales.

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