Food Technology Centre News

Gareth Griffith-Swain

How Aldi’s Next Big Thing winner used Food Technology Centre to fill supermarket order

Fungi Foods founder Gareth Griffith-Swain produced his dried Lion’s Mane mushroom on an industrial scale at the Llangefni centre after winning the C4 show

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Gareth Griffith-Swain on ‘Aldi’s Next Big Thing’ with his Fungi Foods product, Dried Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Aldi’s Next Big Thing contestant praises Food Technology Centre’s support

Gareth Griffith-Swain said the centre had been ‘essential’ to his startup Fungi Foods ahead of his appearance on the Channel 4 Show

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Students making ice cream as part of a dairy workshop at the Food Technology Centre in Llangefni

Students learn how to maximise their produce at the Food Technology Centre

Second-year Agriculture students, the food producers of the future, attended dairy and butchery workshops at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s Food Technology Centre in Llangefni

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Collaboration unveiled in boost to Welsh agri-food economy

Lesley Griffiths, Welsh Government Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd visited Grŵp Llandrillo Menai recently to celebrate the announcement of a partnership between Grŵp Llandrillo Menai and AMRC Cymru, aimed at transforming the rural economy by developing skills and exploring new technologies for the agri-food sector.

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Glynllifon Agriculture students visit the Food Technology Centre at Llangefni

Agriculture students from Coleg Glynllifon recently visited Grŵp Llandrillo-Menai’s Food Technology Centre, which is located on the college group’s Llangefni campus.

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Food Technology Centre success at Wales Rural Network Awards

A Welsh Government and EU backed project which is run by Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s Food Technology Centre has picked up two awards at a ceremony celebrating projects which have benefited from the European Union’s Rural Development Programme (RDP).

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