10 August 2018
What do you get if you combine milk from an award-winning Welsh dairy with a flair for making ice cream? Something ‘Fablas’ of course!   To make a great product you need great ingredients, and the collaboration between South Wales producer, Fablas Ice Cream, and Ty Tanglwyst Dairy has proved to be a winning association.   With both producers enjoying multiple competition success at the Royal Welsh Show, and more recently Ty Tanglwyst’s cream and butter triumphs at the coveted Great Taste Awards, this summer is shaping up to be ‘hot’ in more ways than one.   Less than two years into production, Fablas scooped the
20 July 2018
PRODUCERS AT CYWAIN’S ROYAL WELSH STAND INCREASE FIVEFOLD   Twenty up and coming Welsh food and drink producers will be showcased on the Cywain stand at the Royal Welsh Show – the largest number ever featured by the expanding project.   As part of its assistance for producers Cywain – which supports the development of new markets for growth orientated businesses in the food and drink sector – provides the opportunity to attend events such as the Royal Welsh Show (July 23-26th).   This year’s Royal Welsh Show also marks a 400% increase in the number of producers Cywain is showcasing compared to the project’s stand
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