Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
First Minister news conference
First Minister Carwyn Jones has held a press conference following the outcome of the Scottish Referendum result.
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
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The Food Centres in Wales provide advice and technical services to the Welsh food industry.
Food centres are advice and consultancy facilities offering technical services to business start-ups, small and medium sized companies and existing food manufacturers. They play strategic roles in the technical support of the Welsh food industry, working in partnership with the Welsh Government.
The Centres comprise:
All of these centres are dedicated to encouraging the development of the agri-food sector. They aim to provide technical and practical support on all aspects of food production, including:
- new product development
- factory and workplace design
- quality assurance
- new systems and procedures
- food safety
The three centres also respond to technical enquiries from food companies. This service sees food companies benefit from advice and support on a number technical issues and quality systems (free of charge and generally up to 2 days).
The food centres will:
- undertake to collaborate closely with the Regional Teams within the Welsh Government to facilitate joined-up working
- stimulate innovation and support new product development which benefits food and drink companies
- provide regular updates on their activities to the Regional Teams
- work together to meet the needs of food and drink companies
- undertake activities on each other’s behalf where appropriate
- share scientific, technical and other relevant information including statistics and research
- contribute actively towards achieving Welsh Government strategic goals for the development of the food and drink industry in Wales.