Supply Chain Leads
James and his family run a local business, Hooton’s Homegrown, which has evolved over the last half century from a potato and cereal farm to the multi-faceted business it is today. The business has trialled new growing practices, varieties and collaborative products always focusing on quality seasonal products. “For us as a family, the journey so far has evolved from many years of experimenting, hard work and a love of growing”.
The Traditional Welsh Sausage Company
In 2004, the award winning food company ‘The Traditional Welsh Sausage Co. Ltd’ was founded, specialising in supplying major UK supermarkets, export and food service. Their success is built on a commitment to provide you with the highest quality, Welsh meat.
Having opened the first bakery in 1908, the Moore family know a thing or two about baking. Henllan Bakery, situated on the same site since 1975, has gradually developed its quality bakery range over the years. Now employing 73 staff and 18 vans delivering fresh produce six days a week, around north and mid Wales, Shropshire and the Wirral.
Harlech Food Service
Andrew and Jonathan Foskett
In 1972 Colin Foskett, realised the potential of the up-and-coming frozen foods market, so he took a leap of faith and raised enough money to purchase a small frozen food outlet in the coastal village of Harlech. Together with his wife Gill and their two sons Jonathan and Andrew, the decision was made to move from their native Shropshire to north Wales and where they founded Harlech Frozen Foods. Forty years on and now Harlech Food Service, the business still remains an independent, family owned and managed company with award winning customer service and a commitment to excellence at the heart of the business.
Becws Mon Bakery
Becws Môn was started by Benjamin Lee and Richard Lewis, in Gaerwen, Anglesey, in 2016. The pair had worked together as bakers when they were teenagers before going their separate ways. Now Richard supplies more than 80 outlets and employs over 16 staff. Richard also runs the Tanio cafe at the new MSbarc building on Anglesey.
Llaeth y Llan
The Village Dairy/ Llaeth y Llan has produced award winning yogurt since Gareth and Falmai Roberts founded the business back in the 1980s. The yogurt is made on their farm just outside the small village of Llannefydd, near Denbigh. In 2015, a new dairy site was opened to service expansion throughout Wales including four major retailers as well as a growing list of independent stores.
Plas Farm was established in 1986 by David Williams, as a diversification of his dairy farm in Llanfaelog, north Wales. The main products offered up until the mid-1990s were chilled yogurts and speciality soft cheeses. As demand grew locally, as well as in London, in 1996, Plas Farm merged with another north Wales dairy company, Denbigh Farmhouse Ices, leading to diversification into ice cream and frozen yogurts.
Ema Williams Jones
Dwyfor Coffee Company started life over 18 years ago. Michael Squire, the proprietor and Managing Director, began his business from humble beginnings, in a shed in his garden. He had identified an opportunity to produce and sell quality coffees, coffee machines, teas and chocolate to cafes, restaurants, tea rooms offices, universities and schools in the are, at a time when a frothy coffee meant instant coffee whisked with hot milk.
Blas Ar Fwyd
Blas ar Fwyd is a Welsh food hub, specialising in quality foods and drinks since 1988. Blas ar Fwyd as a business has two parts to it, the first is serving the public on the high street of Llanrwst at their delicatessen and wine shop, and the other is their wholesale distribution for retail and hospitality. Blas ar Fwyd offers a wide range of quality fine food and drink from Welsh and international producers as well as a catering service for events ranging from weddings to film sets.