27 September 2013
On the 25th September 2013, Cywain arranged for a group of producers to visit Herbs From Wales on Anglesey. The company owned and run by Philip and Rowena Mansfield, specializes in a hydroponic growing systems. The producers who attended all have businesses related to growing produce to which they then add value.  The visit provided a valuable insight into potential new growing methods that could be used to increase yield in a polytunnels. 
26 September 2013
On the 9th September 2013, Cywain organised a study tour for a group of Welsh producers to the Speciality Fine Food Fair, London.    The study tour enabled producers from across Wales to visit the Welsh stand organised by Total Food Marketing and get an insight from Russell Ferguson on obtaining trade leads.    The visit also enabled producers to see current trends in packaging and branding, the latest new products about to hit the market, along with an opportunity to visit top end food outlets in London.    Everyone who attended found the visit extremely beneficial and several of the producers are keen to be
12 August 2013
A Michelin star Welsh chef is putting his name to a brand new ‘Welsh Fish’ Campaign to promote and support the £8.4 million* fishing economy in Wales.  Renowned chef, Bryan Webb, who runs Tyddyn Llan restaurant in Denbighshire, north Wales has joined forces with Cywain Fisheries**, a Menter a Busnes added value project, to raise the profile of Welsh fish.  Caroline Dawson, Cywain Fisheries Development Manager explains: “From our research and discussions of the fish sector across Wales, there is a real gap in the supply chain with consumers not knowing where to access and source Welsh fish. Coupled with this is a lack of confidence
24 October 2011
Here is the recent evaluation of the Cywain project completed by The Scottish Agricultural College. If you have any questions or comment arising from the document please contact Aled Davies – aled.davies@menterabusnes.co.uk
04 November 2010
The farmers all graze cattle traditionally on heathland in the countryside around St Davids and Fishguard and had been exploring ideas for marketing their beef locally. Thanks to a four-way partnership involving the producers, agri-food support initiatives, Agrisgôp and Cywain, and the National Trust, the beef is now on sale at south-west Wales’ largest independent food retailer, CKs. For farmers like Robert John, it means he no longer needs to transport his animals out of Pembrokeshire to sell. “It puts real meaning into the term local food. It is a much greener option than shipping food away from Pembrokeshire and then shipping other