Industry Overview

Food & Drink

Wales is the only place in the UK where you can develop a food and drink product from concept to consumer in one location. It has a workforce with expertise across primary production, manufacturing, retail, hospitality and wholesale areas. It also includes skilled Food Science & Technology and Food Production Management graduates from Welsh Universities.

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Key Facts

Around 170,000 people work in the food and drink industry, generating £17.3 billion to the economy.

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