28 February 2019
You can be sure there will be plenty of cake when North Wales bakery, Siwgr a Sbeis, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week. In the three decades since opening a small shop in Llanrwst, Siwgr a Sbeis has become an award-winning and thriving business with a customer base stretching across Wales and beyond. Owners Rhian Owen and Rhian Williams met at school in the Vale of Clwyd, both had a passion for cooking and continued their studies at bakery college in Wrexham before pursuing careers in catering and hospitality. But their dream was to run their own business – and in 1989 they
19 December 2018
Butchery and IT may not sound the obvious business partnership, but for family-run online meat enterprise Farm & Fork, it is the perfect combination.   By blending skills gleaned from their respective careers as IT Manager and Butcher; brothers-in-law Carl Andrew and Rich Jones launched online butchers Farm & Fork – supplying quality meat from their family’s North Wales farm.   Eschewing the traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ butcher’s shop, instead, they have opted to conduct their business entirely online - offering customers the ability to place orders 24/7 using the convenience of their mobile phone or tablet by just logging on to www.farmandfork.co.uk   Farm and Fork
11 December 2018
Innovative North Wales food and drink producer and retailer, Blas ar Fwyd, is rounding off its 30th anniversary year with yet another award.   The company was named Business of the Year (up to 50 employees) at the Daily Post Business Awards 2018, an achievement which further cements the Llanrwst-based business’ reputation as a champion of quality Welsh food and drink.   Said owner, Deiniol ap Dafydd, “We’re thrilled to have won this award in our 30th year of business, after a successful year, we look forward to what next year brings.”   Winners of more than 40 Great Taste awards for their handmade products, family-run
07 December 2018
Looking to make an impression on customers to your establishment or on family and friends during the season? Why not give these drink recipes a go, perfect to warm the cockles. 
07 December 2018
New Pembrokeshire producer, Lochmeyler Farm Ice Cream, has rounded off a whirl-wind first eight months in business by opening an ice cream parlour.   The family-run business had only recently got up and running when it was featured at the Cywain stand at last summer’s Royal Welsh Show. Now, barely four months later, owners Margo and Matthew Evans have opened the doors of their retail premises.   “It is a huge leap for us,” says Margo, “but by going to the Royal Welsh Show and also the Pembrokeshire County Show we had brilliant feedback.”   Located in the heart of Haverfordwest’s Riverside Shopping Centre, Lochmeyler Farm Ice