About Us

Horticulture Wales provides focused, expert support to businesses involved in both edible and amenity horticulture supply chains within Wales.

What is Horticulture Wales?

Horticulture Wales provides focused, expert support to businesses involved in both edible and amenity horticulture supply chains within Wales.

The work of Horticulture Wales focuses on five key areas:

  • Supply chain information

  • Branding and marketing

  • Supply chain links

  • Supply chain workforce

  • Environmental best practice

Horticulture Wales can help you by:

  • Being a central reference point for Welsh horticulture businesses and provide a user friendly website for all.
     
  • Supplying market information to identify and evaluate market opportunities.
     
  • Developing brands to help meet the demand for Welsh produce. Stimulating innovation of new products as well as developing existing products and markets.
     
  • Promoting collaboration between, growers, processors and retailers by providing expert advice.
     
  • Providing a fostering role to local communities and local suppliers in making contributions to supply chains.
     
  • Encouraging environmental and sustainability best practice in the supply chain.

Horticulture Wales is partners with Glyndŵr University and the project will run until September 2015.
 

Our Work:

  • Packaging – toolkit to help businesses choose the most appropriate horticultural packaging
  • Plant Health – latest updates on plant and tree diseases
  • Events – upcoming industry events, workshops, and trade shows
  • News – latest news and views from across horticulture
  • Quality Assurance – schemes, standards, and accreditations available to horticulture businesses
  • Useful Links – signposting to industry organisations and sources of support
  • Crop Calculator – easily evaluate the economic returns for 12 fruit and vegetable crops
  • Green Marketing – tips on how to showcase the environmental and ethical aspects of your business
  • Water Management – advice and guidance to improve water efficiency and water quality
  • Logistics Benchmarking – a beginners’ guide to improving business performance by continual review and assessment
  • Branding – creating an identity for your business

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