25 March 2015
Promoting the Welsh language through honey is the goal of a Mid Wales beekeeping society. Cymdeithas Gwenynwyr Cymraeg Ceredigion (CGCC) holds all its meetings Welsh to prevent to erosion of traditional Welsh beekeeping terms.The society was established 55 years ago and one of its founders, Wil Griffith, said its twins objectives remain just as relevant today. “It is important that the society develops in the Welsh language as there are only a few Welsh beekeepers today,” he said.  “The books are in English and most beekeepers have been taught the skill using English terms. “It is vital that we keep the Welsh language alive whilst beekeeping.” CGCC has now been given
25 March 2015
Some of the very best tourism and hospitality businesses were on show recently at the largest trade show in South West Wales. Supplier to Buyer is an annual event and organised by Pembrokeshire Tourism, Pembrokeshire County Council and was this year supported by Food and Drink Wales and Visit Wales – ‘Providing a food experience and taste of local culture’. The event invites producers, wholesalers and distributors of local produce and services across South West Wales together. Over 500 visitors including B&Bs, hoteliers, restaurateurs, farm shops and delicatessens   attended the one day event which was a great success for both suppliers and
06 March 2015
South West Wales’s largest trade show for the tourism and hospitality sector will take place at Haverfordwest from 10am – 4pm on Monday 16th March 2015.   ‘Supplier to Buyer’ is an annual event and is essential for anyone involved in the tourism leisure and hospitality industry. Organised by Pembrokeshire Tourism, Pembrokeshire County Council and supported by Food and Drink Wales and Visit Wales, the event invites producers, wholesalers and distributors of local produce and services across South West Wales together.   This year Food and Drink Wales and Visit Wales have arranged for two well known local chefs, who have made a name
25 February 2015
One is a smallholding, the other a sprawling south wales country estate but together they have forged an award-winning partnership to add value to Welsh venison.   The combination of Cwm Farm’s meat processing flair and skill and Margam Country Park’s 400 strong herd of deer has led to an exciting new project creating a range of venison cuts and cured meats.   The instigator of the partnership was Cywain, a project created to bring added value to primary produce within the agricultural sector, which has matched the Cwm Farm and Margam Park’s skills and expertise enabling them to grow their businesses and open up
17 February 2015
The first Welsh producer of Luing beef, a traditional highland breed from Scotland, has been praised by a Michelin starred Welsh chef as the new produce is launched.   As the family at Hafod y Maidd, Glasfryn near Betws-y-Coed, unveil their ‘Welsh Luing Beef’ at an event on the farm, Bryan Webb, chef and owner of the Tyddyn Llan restaurant at Llandrillo near Corwen said:   “After cooking Welsh Luing Beef using various cuts, I have been most impressed with the beautiful marbling of the meat. The level of fat in the beef is excellent giving it a very special flavour.   “The rib of beef I roasted