News

News

Please find listed below a suite of news in connection with the work of Food Innovation Wales.

Vegan start-up shortlisted for award thanks to invaluable support

A Llantrisant-based food and drink start-up has been shortlisted for an innovation award after just four months’ of trading following support from a Welsh Government and EU-funded project. Kind Protein, a small business that makes vegan seitan bites and snack bars near Llantrisant, has beaten hundreds of other companies to be shortlisted in the Innovator […]

Project HELIX innovation boosts Welsh food and drink industry

A newly-launched report shows how a strategic initiative designed to boost innovation and efficiency within the Welsh food and drink industry has delivered over £44m of impact in its first two years of operation, by helping businesses increase and retain sales, along with reducing waste and processing costs. The Welsh Government and EU-funded Project HELIX […]

Food Innovation Wales champions Welsh food and drink industry at Food and Drink Expo

Food Innovation Wales joined the Welsh food and drink delegation at the Food and Drink Expo in Birmingham’s NEC from 16-18 April 2018. The Food Innovation Wales team distributed copies of the Producers’ Directory, which lists over 450 Welsh food and drink businesses, and also discussed the range of technical and commercial support they can […]

Food Innovation Wales helps put Welsh produce on the world stage

Food Innovation Wales has launched Wales’ first comprehensive digital food and drink producers’ directory. The directory, which contains entries from over 430 companies, has been created to raise awareness and drive sales of Welsh products both nationally and internationally. Both small and large companies are featured in the directory which has been produced on behalf […]

£21 million food innovation project set to safeguard thousands of Welsh jobs

A new £21 million programme to strengthen Wales’ food and drink sector is expected to safeguard thousands of jobs and deliver over £100 million for the Welsh economy. Welsh Government’s Project HELIX provides funding support for research into global food production, trends and waste to help small to medium sized food manufacturers across Wales to […]

Food innovation is key to delivering £7bn government target for the industry

Launch of Food Innovation Wales and its aspirations to support the Food and Drink Action Plan in meeting its growth plans of 30% by the year 2020.

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