Food

Expansion project brews up 30 per cent more business at Mold café

A £20,000 expansion project has helped brew up 30 per cent more business at an award-winning Mold café. Mold Town Mayor Tim Maunders was there to officially open the new extension at Lot 11 Express, on the corner of Chester Street and High Street, after owners took over the former shoe repair shop next door […]

Green-fingered schoolchildren help food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees

A GREEN-FINGERED group of schoolchildren have helped a growing food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees as part of an ongoing commitment to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Harlech Foodservice, which has its headquarters on Parc Bwyd, Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, enlisted the skills of 10 youngsters, aged between seven and 11 from nearby Ysgol […]

Microbrewery’s Christmas ale to protect Wales’s at risk bird species

An award-winning microbrewery has launched a special Christmas beer to help save North Wales’s threatened bird species. Dovecote Brewery in Denbigh are releasing their Turtle Dove tipple in memory of the bird made famous by the carol The 12 Days of Christmas and with part of the proceeds going to the Royal Society for the […]

Bakery staff jump to it for hospice

Kind-hearted bakery staff jumped to it and put on their festive finery in aid of a much-needed hospice. The Christmas Jumper Day at the Village Bakery in Wrexham was organised by Kath Ashcroft, the company’s supply chain manager, to raise money for the town’s Nightingale House Hospice. Nightingale House is celebrating its 25th anniversary next […]

Record breaking 80 awards for South Caernarfon Creameries as cheese and butter  

Wales’ oldest dairy farming co-operative is celebrating a record scoop of 80 awards after impressing judges with their expanding range of innovative Welsh-made cheeses and butter made with Welsh milk. Foodie experts across the UK awarded twenty gold awards to South Caernarfon Creameries in 2019, including top prizes for a unique new Smoked Cheddar made […]

North Wales’s most haunted –the Salusbury Arms and its seven ghosts

A village inn in the Vale of Clwyd claims to be the most haunted pub in North Wales after being home to seven ghosts. An exorcism a few years ago whittled that down to three but the Salusbury Arms in Tremeirchion, which features in the Domesday Book, is still certainly spook central. Locals from the […]

Wrexham IT firm beds in with Llay company set to expand further in Irish dairy farm market

A WREXHAM IT firm is helping an animal bedding company expand into the Irish dairy market following a £1 million investment. Wrexham Industrial Estate-based Rawson IT Services has won the contract to provide a managed IT service for Platts Animal Bedding, based in Llay, which manufactures and supplies specialist animal bedding, primarily for cattle in […]

Sweet taste of success for chocolate entrepreneur

A young chocolate entrepreneur has enjoyed the sweet taste of success at a glittering ceremony to celebrate a record year in the North Wales tourism industry. Tim Winstanley, 27, was named as the Young Tourism Person of the Year at the Go North Wales Tourism Awards after he set up a new-chocolate based visitor attraction. […]