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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
National Library base for US Radio Travel programme
On Saturday 25 May, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth will be host to US radio star, Peter Greenberg.
- Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
- Historic garden is a breakfast TV star
- National Library base for US Radio Travel programme
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Future management of private water supply pipes
- Amendments to the Motor Vehicle (Competitions and Trials) Regulations 1969 and the Motor Vehicles (Off Road Events) Regulations 1995
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Consultation - Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006 (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- Draft action plan for pollinators
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Buying Welsh food and drink
This page contains information about the Wales the True Taste brand and where to buy Welsh produce.
Wales’s reputation for producing, retailing and serving innovative high quality food and drink is becoming well established, both at home and overseas. There are many reasons to buy Welsh produce and many outlets where you can find it.
Chefs seek out our quality Welsh produce, and shoppers and restaurant goers increasingly appreciate it. Geography, climate and farming practices all play their part. But the growth in the range and quality of Welsh produce is in no small measure down to the investment made in recent years by the Welsh Government. This investment helps producers develop and market food and drink. It is underpinned by our Local Sourcing strategy, about which you can read more by clicking the link on the left.
Look for the logo
One sign of an excellent food or drink product is a Wales the True Taste award. Winning products display one of the following logos, so look out for these as a sign of quality:
The Wales the True Taste brand has played a major part in helping to create awareness of Welsh food and drink amongst consumers. The annual Wales the True Taste Food and Drink Awards are managed by the Welsh Government. They reward innovation and excellence in the food and drink sector. For more information on the awards, click on the link on the right of the screen.
Where can consumers buy Welsh produce?
You can find quality Welsh produce in outlets across the country from delis and supermarkets to markets and food events. To find out more about food festivals, farm shops and farmers’ markets, click on the link on the left.
Take a look also at the Directory of Food and Drink from the People of Wales. This lists food and drink producers across Wales, detailing their products and Wales the True Taste awards. Many of them sell online and you can click through to their websites.
You can sample Welsh produce at many food shows. Welsh companies attend shows such as the BBC Good Food Show and Speciality and Fine Food Fair as well as the Royal Welsh Show and Winter Fair. For more details on food shows, click on the left of the screen.
For more information go to the Wales the True Taste website (external link).
Where can trade buyers source Welsh produce?
The Directory of Food and Drink From the People of Wales is the Welsh Government’s listing of food and drink producers. As well as listing primary producers, it also contains a section detailing wholesalers and distributors.
The Welsh Government assists companies to exhibit at trade shows. You can visit Welsh producers’ stands at food and drink shows in England, Wales and abroad to find out more about them and sample their wares. For details of shows that we are attending, contact RA-MDU@wales.gsi.gov.uk.
For more information go to the "Sourcing Local Produce" page on the Wales the True Taste website (external link).