Food and Drink Wales Newsletter - July 2016

July 2016 • Issue 0002


Engage with the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board at the Royal Welsh Show

Food and Drink Wales Industry Board


Business Lounge

Royal Welsh Week continues to be the ‘real deal’ for the food and drink industry as £1.4m secured

As the highlight of the agricultural calendar opens its doors this week, Food & Drink Wales has released figures demonstrating the event continues to be a crucial place for the industry when it comes to meeting retailers and sealing potentially lucrative deals.


Funding support for Welsh food and drink festivals

Nine food and drink festivals across Wales have received funding from the Welsh Government to help support their events and strengthen Wales’ reputation of producing high quality food, in the first round of applications received before the end of May.


Upcoming Contract Award Notices

    Prepared Sandwiches and Sandwich Fillings - due to be awarded and go live in June 2016.

      Supply of Frozen Plated Meals - due to be awarded and go live in June 2016

      Katie Wilson MCIPS has now joined the Food team, replacing Mark Grant as Head of Category.



        Welsh fishermen to learn from Irish counterparts Welsh seafood cluster gets its ‘hooks’ into the lucrative Irish market

        Leading seafood businesses from across Wales have journeyed across the Irish Sea with their sights set on learning new ways to grow both their catch and their profits.



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

        Case Studies

        Case Studies

        Take a look at our website to see some of our success stories


        Trade Event
        Event Calendar

        Events Calendar for 2016 - 2017

        Read on for further information of our events calendar


        Food Innovation & Investment for Growth Conference (I²G)

        The Food and Drink Wales Industry Board invite you to hold the date for a conference where you will not only benet from expert speakers in food innovation and investment but meet funders and investors to discuss your commercial business requirements.

        Trade Event

        International Trade Event / Conference Wales

        23rd - 24th March 2017

        Further information to follow

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        Exporting is Great

        E-mail alerts from exporting is great which includes the food and drink sector over a number of countries (presently showing 147 results)

        Scroll down to the Food and Drink sector



        PS8 details of overseas exhibitions that they are currently recruiting for where WG may not have a presence.


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

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