Food and Drink Wales Newsletter - December 2019

December 2019 • Issue 013



Action Plan Consultation Report

Strategy Plan
Andy Richardson

Food and Drink Wales Industry Board - Chair's Update December 2019.

As 2019 draws to a close we can reflect on a vibrant and busy year for the food and drink industry in Wales.

Ignoring Brexit

Ignoring Brexit is recipe for disaster, warn Welsh food and drink leaders.

Leaders in the Welsh food industry are urging small businesses to prepare for the impact of Brexit following the result of the UK General Election.

Kevin Roberts_HCC

Kevin Roberts reappointed as chair of Hybu Cig Cymru.

Kevin Roberts has been chair of HCC, the industry-led organisation responsible for the development, promotion and marketing of lamb, beef and pork from Wales, since spring 2017.

EU citizen_Wales

EU Settlement Scheme

In July, the Welsh Government announced a package of free legal advice and support to help EU citizens prepare for Brexit and continue to live and work in Wales. The Preparing Wales website provides a clear picture of the free advice services being delivered in Wales.

Hybu Cig Cymru

Hybu Cig Cymru sweeps up four PR awards

Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), has scooped four awards at the recent 2019 CIPR Cymru Wales Pride Awards ceremony in Cardiff for it's work promoting PGI Welsh Lamb and PGI Welsh Beef.


Food Business Investment Scheme

The Food Business Investment Scheme opened on 17 October 2019 and closed on 28 November 2019. The outcome date is scheduled for 16 January 2020 - successful applicants will be invited to submit Full Applications for appraisal.



Taste Wales' 2021 to be bigger and better than ever

ICC Wales
Food adnd Drink Expo

Food & Drink Expo 2020

Hurry - last few places still remaining with an extended date to get your application in by 11 January 2020.

Conscious shoppers

Innovate for Planet Conscious Shoppers

Full day NPD ideas workshops for Welsh food & drink companies.

Social Media.

Merry Christmas

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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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