A fund to support food and drink festivals and events across Wales has opened for applications.

The grant scheme will open for applications between May 1 and June 7, 2024 for interested organisations who wish to participate and can demonstrate their project/event delivers on the defined scheme outcomes between May 1, 2024 and March 31, 2025.

The Cabinet Secretary for Climate Change and Rural Affairs, Huw Irranca Davies, said: “This fund will provide support for food festivals and events which have innovative ideas on the promotion of Welsh food and drink. 

“I’m pleased to announce this scheme is now open, to support festivals and events in showcasing the excellent quality of food and drink we have here in Wales.

“The aim of the scheme is to generate greater connections between food festivals and events with agriculture, food processing, tourism destinations and the food service sector. This will enable us to capitalise on the economic benefits while also providing visitors with a unique, high quality and distinctive cultural experience.”

Full details about the scheme including eligibility and how to apply is available on the Business Wales Food & Drink website (growing your business).