News & Events

Milk Vending Diversification

03/11/2021

With consumers searching for more environmentally friendly, ethical and local produce, milk vending machines are the latest trend to sweep across Welsh farms.

 

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To Let – Food Processing Units at Food Centre Wales,

30/06/2021

The self-contained food processing units have been designed to assist start-up businesses take the first step towards increasing production and developing their businesses.

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Starting a successful Food or Drink business in the midst of a pandemic

10/03/2021

It may feel daunting to start a new business now, but the changing world in which we now live and work because of COVID-19 has created new opportunities for many would-be food and drink entrepreneurs.

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Food and Drink Wales Support Hotlines for Manufacturers

30/11/2020

In response to the current challenges, Food and Drink Wales have established support hotlines for food and drink manufacturers. The hotlines bring together organisations from across Wales to provide easily accessible support.

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FSA's 'One year to go' Campaign

26/10/2020

The FSA has launched its campaign 'One year to go' to support businesses and local authorities in the lead up to the implementation of new legislation on labelling of allergens for foods which are prepacked for direct sale (PPDS).

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Beyond Milk Vending Webinar

13/10/2020

Our Beyond Milk Vending webinar will highlight the different routes available to farmers looking to diversify and add value to their product.

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Food Centre Wales is pleased to announce the return of its Level 3 Food Safety training course

28/09/2020

We are passionate about food safety here at Food Centre Wales and we have ensured that we can still deliver the same level of training that meets all legal requirements for training food handlers.

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Start-up food and drink businesses get a boost!

11/08/2020

Have you  discovered new culinary skills during lockdown? Or do you need help turning your hobby into a business?

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The Charitable Coffee from Wales

21/05/2020

Since the nation-wide lockdown came into effect, many businesses who previously supplied the food service and hospitality sector have had to turn to consumer eCommerce to continue trading.

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Encouraging people to stay at home through baking

19/05/2020

By adapting and expanding their online range, Crwst customers can now enjoy a taste of Crwst at home.

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ONLINE Sessions for Start-up Businesses

11/05/2020

Are you thinking about becoming a food or drink producer? Or do you need help with New Product Development?

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Food Producers Team up for Top Breakfast

05/05/2020

The Myrddin Heritage & Friends Breakfast Box is proving popular, owners Owen and Tanya are extremely busy keeping up with demand. 

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COVID-19 Key Worker Testing

29/04/2020

Food and Drink Manufacturers are designated key workers, as their work is critical to the COVID-19 response.

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COVID-19 Tool Kit

20/04/2020

COVID-19 Considerations for good manufacturing practise in the Welsh Food and Drink Processing Sector.

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Business Helpline - Coronavirus

20/03/2020

In light of the increased stress on the food supply chain in Wales during the COVID-19 outbreak, Food Innovation Wales has opened helplines to support Welsh food and drink manufacturers.

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Innovate for Planet Conscious Shoppers

17/02/2020

A successful day for the Innovate for Planet Conscious Shoppers workshop, held at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

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Food Matters Live 2019

05/11/2019

The Food Innovation Wales team will be on the Food and Drink Wales stand at Food Matters Live on 19-20 November at the ExCel, London.

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Launch of the new Business Leaders Cluster

23/10/2019

The Food Centre Wales has launched the exciting new Business Leaders Cluster for Mid and South West Wales.

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What makes a good training course?

16/09/2019

We’ve all been there haven’t we? Sent off on a training course only to find it irrelevant, boring and a waste of time.  What good do we actually take away from these experiences?

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Cheese Making Course

10/09/2019

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make cheese?

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New Apprenticeship Launch Event

07/05/2019

Date: Thursday 23rd May

Venue: Food Centre Wales, Horeb

Time: 11.30am – 2pm

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Food Standards Agency Allergens Workshop

12/03/2019

 12 March, 10am-1pm at Food Centre Wales

The Food Standards Agency in Wales is holding a series of workshop to discuss the public consultation on allergen information provision for food products that are prepacked for direct sale (PPDS).

 

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WORKSHOP: Sustainable Packaging & Efficient Processing To Reduce Cost & Win Business!!

05/03/2019

4th April 2019 (10am-2pm) at Food Centre Wales

A great workshop for anyone responsible for packaging and processing within food and drinks businesses across Wales!

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Going for Growth - Mid Wales

06/12/2018

Developing your food business to reach new markets!

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Farm Business Innovation Show 2018

07/11/2018

Farm Business Innovation show on 7th & 8th Nov, at the NEC Birmingham.

The Food Centre Wales team were on the Food Innovation Wales stand to offer advice and support to businesses looking to diversify into food and drink manufacturing.

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Zero Waste Conference

16/10/2018

Food Centre Wales recently hosted and organised in partnership with Business Wales the first ‘Zero Waste Conference’ at Food Centre Wales on Tuesday, 16 October. Over 40 food and drink businesses from across Wales attended the event.

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Food Innovation Wales helps put Welsh produce on the world stage

29/03/2018

Food Innovation Wales has launched Wales’ first comprehensive digital food and drink producers’ directory. 

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“Going for Growth” event helps businesses reach new markets

18/10/2017

Food Centre Wales recently hosted a very successful ‘Going for Growth’ event to help local food and drink businesses to focus their attention on developing and reaching new markets.

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