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Welsh Food Advisory Committee meeting – 20 October 2022

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Agenda and papers for the Welsh Food Advisory Committee Meeting on 20 October 2022 at The Pontcysyllte Suite, Ramada Plaza, Ellice Way, Wrexham, LL13 7YH

Themed Welsh Food Advisory Committee held in Wrexham

Theme: The Food Scene - Looking ahead

Agenda and papers

09:30-09:40 Welcome, apologies, declarations of interest and minutes of July meeting

09:40-10:00 Primary Authority Partnership – Wrexham and Morrisons

Rebecca Pomeroy, Food and Farming Lead, Wrexham County Borough Council 

10:00-10:20 The future for food manufacturers – Rowan Foods

Clive Wolley, Rowan Foods, Wrexham

10.20-10.45 The future of Welsh farming – challenges and opportunities

Gareth Parry, Farmers Union of Wales Senior Policy and Communications Officer  

10.45-11:10 Sustainable Farming Policy Development

Dr Sophie Wynne-Jones, Bangor University Research Fellow with Welsh Government 

11:10-11:20 Break

11:20-11:45 Focus on the future of food packaging

Jason Murphy, Operational Director, Advance Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Cymru

11:45-12:10 Research on BioComposites for packaging

Dr Rob Elias, Director of BioComposites, Bangor University 

12:10-12:20 WFAC Chair’s Report

Paper FSAW 22-10-02 - Chairman's Report

12:20-12:30 FSA in Wales Director’s Report

Paper FSAW 22-10-03 - Director's Report

12:30-12.40 Any other business and close

12:45 Networking lunch