Food and Drink Wales Newsletter July 2018

July 2018 • Issue 0009



Work gets underway on a succesor Food and Drink Action Plan

Action Plan II
Welsh Culinary Association

A third of British shoppers want to see more Welsh produce on supermarket shelves

Celebrity chef says Wales' food and drink identity is key to retail growth.

Retailers Toolkit

This is a celebration. This is Wales.

This toolkit is available to help retailers promote Welsh food and drink. If you love the food you sell, you should be part of the #ThisisWales campaign.



The European Union Protected Food Name (EUPFN) Scheme

The Welsh Government is committed to supporting Welsh products with PFN status and collaborative activities to promote the Welsh PFN “family”.


Welsh for your business

Do you own or run a small or medium size business. Want free on-going advice and support to increase the use of Welsh in your business? For more information, contact

Dwr Uisce

Free advice for businesses on saving water and energy

Is your business interested in becoming more resilient by reducing water and energy costs?

You are invited to learn more about saving water and energy at our next annual Dŵr Uisce conference on 23rd October 2018 in Dublin!


Register Your Interest - Producer Application Form

Blas Cymru
Belgium and Netherlands

Brussels, Belgium and Utrecht, The Netherlands

We would like to invite you to participate in a dual-location food and drink trade development visit organised on behalf of the Welsh Government to Belgium and the Netherlands.

Events Calendar

Events Calendar for 2018 - 2019

Have you seen our trade events calendar?  Opportunities to grow your business.

St David Awards

St David Awards - The national awards of Wales

Are you making a real difference in your industry or company? Perhaps you know of someone in your community who works tirelessly to improve life for their fellow citizens. Now’s your chance to apply or nominate for a St David Award 2019. Open to groups, individuals or organisations doing exceptional things in Wales and beyond. Nominate online now! 


ABOUT this newsletter

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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