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Rethinking Food in Wales: food branding and food processing

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The National Assembly for Wales’ Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee is continuing work on its inquiry into Rethinking food in Wales. The latest strand of the inquiry will focus on food branding and food processing.

The Committee will be considering:

  • Activity to support Welsh food producers to develop their branding;
  • Activity to promote Welsh food products within the UK and internationally
  • UK Government activity to promote Welsh food products internationally;
  • The value of branding food as local, Welsh, British or otherwise;
  • The value of Protected Food Names (Geographical Indicators), including the UK Government’s proposals for a new post-Brexit UK scheme;
  • The value of food branding in the tourism and hospitality sector;
  • Welsh Government strategy and support for food processors;
  • Trends in processing capacity in Wales and how Brexit might affect this.

Providing Written Evidence

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Disclosure of information

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