Wales Food & Drink Awards 2024

Wales Food & Drink Awards 2024 – a celebration of the Food & Drink industry in Wales

We are thrilled to announce that Mallows Bottling has won a Wales Food & Drink Award for 2024. Hosted at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, the event itself, sponsored by Castell Howell, was a great evening of networking, celebrating and eating delicious food!

The Category

We entered and were shortlisted for the ‘Scale-Up Company’ Award, amongst 4 other fantastic Welsh businesses:

Do Goodly Food

Drop Bear Beer

Totally Welsh

Ty-Nant Spring Water


The Criteria

The Category was sponsored by BIC Innovation, and was judged upon the following criteria:

 “The Wales Food & Drink Scale up Company Award recognises those Welsh businesses that can demonstrate high rates of growth and industry-leading innovations, while making a significant impact in the food and drink sector.

The judges are looking for food and drink businesses that have achieved growth and strong financial performance through innovation, exceptional customer experience and are focused on future business success”


The Judges

The judges themselves brought a wealth of experience and expertise to the table…

Bob Clark - Chair of Judges, Start Up investor in the Food and Drink sector

Haydn Pugh - Head of Sales & Marketing, Castell Howell

Maggie Ogunbanwo - Maggie’s: An African Twist to your
Everyday Dish

Yash C Dhutia - Ferraris Coffee

Alison Lea-Wilson - Halen Mon

David Llewellyn - Co-Op

Scott Davies - Hilltop

Sarah Lewis - Lantra Wales

Robin Williams - former UK Entrepreneur of the Year

Nerys Howell - Howel Food Consultancy

Rhys Iley - Cribyn Coffee Company

Giles Drewett - Plant-Ex Ingredients Ltd

Katharine Shipley - Food Curious Food

Liz Brookes - Grapevine Event Management

We were thrilled to accept the award and feel very proud to have been shortlisted, let alone named winners.

Thank you to everyone at Wales Food & Drink Awards, to our fantastic team and to all of our customers for supporting us and allowing us to make grow month on month – this one’s for you!