Picture caption: Arwyn Watkins, OBE, Culinary Association of Wales president. The Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) is spreading its wings to include craft butchers as members. Members voted at the biennial general meeting in Welshpool to welcome the new division following a proposal by president Arwyn Watkins, OBE. Mr Watkins, managing director of Cambrian Training… Read more »

Picture caption: Donna Heath, CAW’s National Sustainability Champion. The Culinary Association of Wales has appointed a National Sustainability Champion to take forward Worldchefs initiatives across Wales to inspire sustainable food consumption. Donna Heath, a hospitality training officer at award-winning work-based training provider Cambrian Training Company in Welshpool, is looking forward to her role which will… Read more »

Picture caption: Steve Vaughan, manager of Craft Butchery Team Wales. Wales is hoping to send a team of talented butchers to the World Butchers’ Challenge in the United States for the first time next year. The biennial competition, which will be contested by 16 countries from around the globe, is being held in Sacramento, California… Read more »

A leading Welsh training provider has achieved one of the highest internationally-recognised standards for information security systems. Cambrian Training Company has achieved ISO 27001 certification, three years after developing a compliant Information Security Management System (ISMS) to manage information and cyber security across the business. And after demonstrating that its ISMS has embedded and matured… Read more »

Employers and inspirational individuals who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes delivered by one of Wales’ top training companies were recognised at an annual awards night on Wednesday. Cambrian Training Company (CTC), which has its head office in Welshpool and offices in Builth Wells, Holyhead, Colwyn Bay and Llanelli, held its third… Read more »

An award-winning training provider has won a major contract to deliver apprenticeships to the Welsh workforce of the UK’s largest food service company. Following a detailed selection process, Compass Group UK & Ireland appointed Cambrian Training Company as its preferred training provider in Wales. Cambrian Training Company, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells,… Read more »

Do you possess the skills, knowledge and dedication to become a champion butcher? A nationwide hunt has been launched to find talented butchers to compete in the Butchery WorldSkills UK competition 2019. The competition focuses on all the essential skills required for a successful career as a multi-skilled butcher within the food manufacturing industry. Butchers… Read more »

Pictured back left to right, Vicky Watkins, Donna Heath and Katy Godsell. Front, Alex Hogg. Picture by Phil Blagg. Staff from one of Wales’ leading training providers will be putting in the hard yards to raise money for Cancer Research in 2019. The company, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells, Holyhead and Colwyn… Read more »

The new Welsh Butcher of the Year is Craig Holly, assistant manager of Neil Powell Butchers in Abergavenny. Holly, 29, added the coveted title to his list of honours, which include Welsh Pork Butcher of the Year in 2016, following a keenly contested final at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Builth Wells on Tuesday.… Read more »