Success Stories

Over recent months the Food Skills Cymru team have worked with a range of businesses, highlighting their employees training needs. Below are case studies of businesses that have benefited from our funding:

Llaeth y Llan / Village Dairy

Llaeth y Llan / Village Dairy

Llaeth y Llan / Village Dairy manufacture award-winning yogurt for our own brand, private label, foodservice and B2B. Still based on the family farm in North Wales, the dairy was established in 1985 in a converted outbuilding as a means to diversify the farm and add...

Cradoc’s Savoury Biscuits Ltd

Cradoc’s Savoury Biscuits Ltd

Cradoc’s was founded by Allie Thomas in 2008 after realising that the crackers and biscuits on her cheeseboard weren’t anywhere near the quality of the cheese she was eating. Allie roped in the help of her daughter Ella and they set to the task of baking their own!...

O.P. Chocolate

O.P. Chocolate

O.P. Chocolate Ltd is a Merthyr Tydfil based manufacturer of chocolate and wafer biscuits. The company was established in the late 1930’s by Oscar Peschek, an Austrian baker and confectioner. After relocating twice from the original Cardiff site, O.P. Chocolate...

Bluestone Brewing

Bluestone Brewing

Bluestone Brewery is a microbrewery based in Pembrokeshire, with a focus on creating great tasting sustainable craft beers. Having started the business in October 2013, Simon, Kerry and Amy have been slowly growing the team ever since. They take pride in the fact that...

The Parsnipship

The Parsnipship

The Parsnipship is an independent and artisan food producer, creating unique and original vegetarian and vegan food in Ogmore Vale, Bridgend. Their hand crafted award winning products are sold at farmers markets, food fairs, festivals and events, and they also supply...

Dyfi Distillery

Dyfi Distillery

Using botanicals that are foraged locally from within the Dyfi biosphere, brothers and master gin makers Pete and Danny Cameron have created some special gins at their little distillery in Corris. Established in 2016 Dyfi Distillery creates a range of artisan gins...

In The Welsh Wind Distillery

In The Welsh Wind Distillery

In The Welsh Wind Distillery is a small but ambitious craft distillery on the west Wales coast which opened its doors in January 2018. Co-owners and directors Alex Jungmayr and Ellen Wakelam ran the business together initially, and then began to take on more staff and...

Flawsome!

Flawsome!

Inspired by their grandmothers’ tasty recipes, Flawsome! was founded by Maciek and Karina after they met in 2013 and the company crafts cold pressed juices from wonky or surplus fruit, turning the discarded into the delicious. Find out a little more about the business...

Randall Parker Foods

Randall Parker Foods

Randall Parker Foods operate a high specification abattoir facility that processes high quality lamb for retail, wholesale and international markets. Find out a little more about the business and how we are currently helping them with their training needs. 

South Caernarfon Creameries

South Caernarfon Creameries

Based on the Llyn Peninsula in North West Wales, South Caernarfon Creameries (SCC) is Wales’ oldest and largest dairy co-operative.Find out a little more about the business and how we are currently helping them with their training needs.