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:

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. 

Capestone Organic Poultry Ltd

Capestone Organic Poultry Ltd

Capestone farm is a family run farm, and has been in the Scale family for six generations, producing quality poultry and red meat since the 1920’s. Find out a little more about the business and how we are currently helping them with their training needs. 

The Authentic Curry Company Ltd

The Authentic Curry Company Ltd

David Smith and Paul Trotman, the founders of The Authentic Curry Company, met in 1995 when Paul became a resident at David’s motel, Roch Gate, in Pembrokeshire. During his time at the motel, Paul watched with great interest how night after night customers came from...

Brewlab Training Course

Brewlab Training Course

Working with one of our training providers, BrewLab, a leading provider of brewing courses across the UK, we recently supported a brewery training course for a number of Welsh brewers. On the course brewers learnt techniques such as improving consistency in their...