Food and Drink Wales Newsletter - November 2017

November 2017 • Issue 0007



Report reveals 8 out of 10 shoppers prefer Welsh

Value of Welshness
Andy Richardson

Food and Drink Wales Industry Board - Chair's Update

The Board aims to continually engage with Welsh food and drink businesses, to ensure its work remains relevant and that it continues to add value for the benefit of the industry.

Food Matters Live

Innovation continues to thrive in the Welsh food and drink industry

Welsh food and drink companies are proving that innovation is still high on the agenda as they prepare to attend an exhibition in London dedicated to food, health and nutrition.


The European Union Protected Food Name Scheme (EUPFN)

The authenticity of distinctly Welsh food and drink products is now protected under European law. Notably, meat and dairy products from Wales enjoy this status in international markets, and we are working to grow the range of protected regional and traditional Welsh produce, giving companies advice on how to apply.


Enhancing The Resilience Of Your Welsh Organisation: Achieving Water and Energy Savings

This exhibition and workshop will present case studies that you can replicate in your organisation to achieve savings, offsetting your demands and identify opportunities for recycling/recovery of energy and water. It targets management and support staff in public and private businesses and organisations across Wales. Simply register.


Food and Drink Expo 2018

Food and Drink Expo 2018

Recruitment is now underway to exhibit with the Welsh Government under the Food and Drink Wales banner at Food & Drink Expo, Birmingham 16 – 18 April 2018. Deadline for receiving your application form is the 29th December 2017.


FREE* 1:1 Export Clinics at the RWAS Winter Fair

Are you considering export as a way to expand your business? Or have already fulfilled some export orders, but feel a bit out to sea about it all? The Food and Drink Export Club are offering free Export Clinics at this year's Winter Fair at the Royal Welsh Showground.

Events 2018 Calendar

Events Calendar for 2018 - 2019

View next years calendar to plan ahead and join our events.


BlasCymru/TasteWales 2019

National and international trade event and conference, bringing together the leading exponents of the food and drink industry in Wales, providing an opportunity for buyers and producers to develop new business. 


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