21 September 2015
South Wales based Selwyn’s Seafood is looking to tap into the growing global demand for seaweed products with the opening of a specialised roasting unit. The new facility was officially opened by Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, and marks the latest expansion by the family-run business. Selwyn’s has been assisted in its development by Cywain Fisheries – a European Fisheries Fund (EFF) supported project dedicated to adding value to the fisheries sector across Wales. While the new seaweed roasting unit has also received grant funding from the EFF. The unit has enabled Selwyn’s to create a range of crispy seaweed
31 July 2015
Pantri, the Welsh food and drink pavilion at Montgomery and the Marches National Eisteddfod, promises to be a festival feast as numerous guests take to the demonstration kitchen during the week. Monday sees Bake Off semi-finalist Beca Lyne-Pirkis from Cardiff share her ‘Flour Power’ tips during cooking sessions at 10:30, 12:30 and and 2:00pm. Her love of food developed during her childhood, watching her grandmother cook, and she is influenced by food from across the globe. S4C ‘Becws’ star will, no doubt, enjoy her experience of cooking for eisteddfodwyr on the maes on Monday 3 August. Some other highlights for Pantri during
29 July 2015
At the heart of the Aran mountains in the tranquil magical setting of Rhydybod farm Llanuwchllyn, super creamy, tasty ice cream is being churned and once it has tantalized your taste buds you must be warned you will be hooked. What makes this ice cream so special says the owner Karen Bisby is the amount of double cream in each recipe and Karen travels weekly to Tomlinsons Dairies in Wrexham to collect. Tomlinsons support small Welsh dairy producers and it's this cream combined with the homemade recipes prepared at Rhydybod Farm like gooseberry and ginger and homemade ingredients like honeycomb is
14 July 2015
From fish to beer, ice cream to crackers, the Cywain stand in the Royal Welsh Show’s Food Hall will be brimming with flavour and innovation (July 20th -23rd 2015). A number of small and up and coming food producers will be featured in the Food Hall under the auspices of Cywain – a project created to bring added value to primary produce within the agriculture sector.  A total of eight companies will feature on the Cywain-managed stand over the four days (July 20-23) of the Show, creating a diverse range of food and drink. Many of the producers will be making their show debut,
08 July 2015
A unique Welsh milk brand, which uses pioneering scientific techniques to naturally boost the amount of Omega-3 in dairy products, is set to hit the shelves. OM3 is the result of a collaboration between Pembrokeshire dairy farmer Will Prichard and scientists in Wales and Australia. Omega-3 is an “essential” fatty acid and a vital component for human health. While it has been shown to help prevent certain diseases, Omega-3 is also believed to be beneficial to brain development in in babies and children. But unlike most types of fats the human body can’t make Omega-3 and instead relies on getting its supply from