Food

The pie’s the limit for Kerry and baker’s dozen of heroes

A bakery’s pie expert is celebrating two major achievements in his career – 30 years with the firm and making millions of award-winning products. Kerry Wilson who joined the Wrexham-based Village Bakery straight from school in 1990 was among a baker’s dozen of staff to receive long service awards. Vouchers for £250 were presented to […]

Honesty box helps farm’s growing ice-cream business beat the virus

Honesty has been the best policy for an award-winning organic ice-cream business which has found lockdown salvation in farm gate sales after its summer events programme was wiped out by the pandemic. Chilly Cow ice cream,based in the Vale of Clwyd, set up a portable freezer and an honesty box at Stryt Faw, Llanychan, near […]

Starring role for Welsh Cakes in royal couple’s virtual tour

A bakery’s iconic Welsh Cakes have been chosen for a starring role in a food-related royal virtual tour of the UK. The Wrexham-based Village Bakery has featured on the social media channels of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, looking back at their previous visit to the bakery and […]

Remarkable Eunice’s mission of mercy helps keep families off the breadline

A remarkable Rhyl woman who is helping keep over 20 people a week across the town off the breadline with her busy food bank has issued an appeal for lockdown donations of food. Eunice Parry has been running the charity from the ASK Centre in Water Street for the past three years but lockdown has […]

How doing “simple” things right will lead to exciting future for food distribution firm

A food industry big hitter who started out as a Saturday boy at Iceland Frozen Foods has taken the helm at another iconic North Wales company. David Cattrall, 49, a former pupil of Ysgol Friars, in Bangor, is already looking beyond the coronavirus crisis after being appointed managing director at distribution company Harlech Foodservice which […]

Bakery clinches “historic” deal with M&S

A top bakery has clinched a historic contract with Marks and Spencer to sell its signature loaf in all its Welsh stores. The award-winning Village Bakery already supplies around 30 products to M&S but what makes this deal special is that this is the first time that their bread has been sold under the family […]

Top cooks launch Big Cheese campaign to promote “world class” Welsh produce

A farmer-owned creamery has joined forces with a quartet of top cooks for a new drive to promote “world-class” Welsh produce. Each of the culinary maestros came up with a mouth-watering recipe for the campaign launched by South Caernarfon Creameries (SCC), based in Chwilog, near Pwllheli. The fab four include BBC MasterChef 2017 contestant  Imran […]

Michelin-star pizza man’s lockdown switch to home delivery

A chef at a Michelin star restaurant who has brought Italian style and vintage vehicles to the world of mobile catering has kept his business going through the Covid-19 lockdown by switching to home delivery. Alex Vincenzo Miraglia runs Altieri Catering from the Lock Stock Storage Park on Saltney’s River Lane and after just 12 […]

Community pub and shop supply vulnerable people in virus crisis

A vibrant village enterprise delivering food and groceries to isolated and vulnerable people in the west of rural Denbighshire through the Covid-19 pandemic has received over £20,000 to boost its services. Clawddnewydd, between Ruthin and Cerrigydrudion, boasts a shop and a pub, the Glan Llyn, run by local people and they have introduced new outreach […]