Monthly Archive: November 2016

FUW’s milk promoting mission

ONE thing we can say with absolute certainty is that everyone needs food ‐ it is a basic requirement of life. Here in the UK we are very lucky to have access to top...

Butchers aim to be top of the chops

TWO competitions to find butchers who are top of the chops in Wales are set to take centre stage at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair. The Welsh Young Butcher Competition is joined again...

Countdown has begun for the Royal Welsh Winter Fair

THE countdown is on for the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, members of the organising committee and representatives from the event’s three main sponsors have come together to mark the occasion. Often referred to as...

Autumn comforts

by Anne Birkett, FUW press officer AS the weather turns colder, the evenings get darker, the Aga’s across the country are starting to roar, the leaves have turned into a wonderful sea of gold...

Game meat project launched

GAME meat, part of our natural heritage and countryside harvest, is now the focus of an innovative and exciting project which will see it being brought to the forefront for consumers in Wales. Game...

Hat-trick of awards for Welsh baconry

A SUCCESSFUL Mid Wales baconry which champions village shops celebrated a hat‐trick of gold awards in the 2016 Great Taste Awards, the Oscars of the food world. Neuadd Fach Baconry, Llandinam, near Llanidloes won...

Five rises in a row for Meadow Foods

MEADOW Foods, the UK’s largest independent dairy, announced that it has increased its milk price by +1.00ppl since November 1, taking their standard A litre milk price to 22.15ppl. This was the fifth consecutive...

Welsh vineyards celebrate home grown success

THE growing success of Wales as a wine producing country was celebrated at the Welsh Vineyards Association’s (WVA) annual wine competition. Held at Llanerch Vineyard at Hensol in the Vale of Glamorgan, the competition...