18 January 2018
Carn Edward brings Welsh mutton to the massess with the help of Channel 4's Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty   Carn Edward, producers of Welsh lamb and Longhorn beef in Pembrokeshire, featured on Channel 4’s Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast over Christmas. The episode, which aired on 22nd December 2017, championed mutton meat, showcased the best that Welsh mutton has to offer and saw Jamie Oliver preparing dishes such as kofta balls and mutton lollipops.   Robert Vaughan, one of Carn Edward’s farmers, said: “We were very pleased when Channel 4 approached us with an opportunity to provide such exposure to mutton. We
18 January 2018
Today, we celebrate the renouned Winnie The Pooh stories. But did you know that it is in Wales that the famous bear and his friends have their roots?   On a bleak and wet holiday in 1923 at Brondarw Hall, owned by the famous archetect Clough Williams-Ellis, it became impossible for A. A. Milne, his family and friends to enjoy the numerous activities they had planned. The atmosphere was tense and the author hid away in a nearby summer house to put pen to paper and write a series of poems.   The rain poured for 11 days and nights with Milne even writing
15 January 2018
Welsh food and drink producers are being encouraged to publicly prove their excellence by putting themselves forward for food industry awards.   A series of ‘Getting Award Ready’ workshops* will be held across Wales throughout January, to encourage producers to take the plunge and present their products for expert scrutiny.   They are being run by Cywain – a project which supports the development of new markets for growth orientated businesses in the agri-food sector – and begin in Aberystwyth on January 18th.   The workshops highlight the raft of competition opportunities available - from local shows to international awards – along with practical advice on
09 January 2018
Are you finding it difficult to get your produce to stand out in trade and food shows? The consultation is designed to help you make the maximum impact with the design of your stall at shows. Renowned interior designer Leah Hughes will be leading the event.   Leah Hughes is an innovative and passionate interior and set designer. She has over 13 years of experience in the field. Her wide-ranging skills have enabled her to design for a variety of creative fields, including the media, education and hospitality. She has worked as a designer on numerous TV shows including Peter Andre’s 60
09 January 2018
Winning awards can help your food or drink product stand out on retailers’ shelves, along with giving confidence to consumers.  The ‘Getting Award Ready’ workshop is designed to assist you and your business with entering a range of food and drink awards in 2018.   Workshop content will include: ●     The benefits of entering and winning food awards ●     A mock judging session - an opportunity to be part of a judging panel ●     Hits and tips on completing award application forms ●     PR opportunities ●     Entry dates and deadlines   The workshop will also provide a valuable opportunity to network with other like-minded food and drink producers.   North West