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Elin is new youth forum chairman

THE recent annual Wales YFC youth forum annual general meeting weekend included a trip to The Welsh Venison Centre at Bwlch near Crickhowell, where members had a tour of the farm and saw how...

Brecknock YFC competitions

BRECKNOCK YFC federation has had a busy few weeks of competitions and events recently. A pub quiz took place at Gwernyfed rugby club where 11 junior teams and 11 senior teams entered. Quiz masters...

Wales’ food hygiene rating scheme extended

WALES’ food hygiene rating scheme is being extended to trade-to-trade businesses, such as food manufacturers and wholesale providers who sell food to other businesses, deputy health minister Vaughan Gething announced recently. The statutory scheme,...

Llaeth y Llan is top family business

DENBIGHSHIRE yogurt producer Llaeth y Llan was crowned family business of the year at the UK Food and Farming Industry Awards recently. Held at the House of Commons and hosted by veteran broadcaster and...

PGI Welsh Lamb growing in French stores

A LEADING French retailer is rewarding its staff for their efforts to promote Welsh Lamb through their stores. Store managers working for the Monoprix chain were presented with their awards by Hybu Cig Cymru...

Welsh Lamb ‘numero uno’ in I taly

THERE are considerable grounds for optimism for PGI Welsh Lamb exports to Italy in the coming years. “PGI Welsh Lamb is market leader in Italy,” HCC’s agent in Italy Jeff Martin, (pictured right) told...

First Milk lifts super gold title

FIRST Milk, owners of Haverfordwest Creamery, is celebrating after its extra mature cheddar was rated one of the world’s best cheeses at the recent World Cheese Awards 2014 in London. The creamery won a...

Mapping secure future for Welsh Beef

CLOSE cooperation between all links in the supply chain, coupled with a fully coordinated partnership between the industry, HCC and the Welsh Government to develop and promote the beef herd in Wales, is the...