Project Helix: £235m Growth in Welsh Food and Drink Industry
Since its inception in 2016, the Project Helix, which aims to improve innovation and efficiency in the Welsh food and drink sector, has generated £235 million of impact.
The project has assisted to create 529 jobs and safeguard 2,755 more employment over the passage of four years, assisting in the development of 1587 innovative food and drink items.
“Project Helix has had a tremendous impact on our food and drink industry,” said Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd, Lesley Griffiths. “The figures show how important it is to help businesses grow, innovate, compete and reach new markets.”
Project Helix has established ambitious goals for innovation, employment, and economic growth in the food and beverage sector by working closely with the Welsh government, academia, and the Welsh food industry.
£235 million boost, new jobs created and others safeguarded, new products developed, new businesses launched, and a more skilled workforce is helping to further enhance Wales’s great reputation in the international food and drink industry.
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