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Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014 -2020

Monitoring and Evaluation of Food Festivals, Food Marketing Development Division, WG



Evaluation of a project funded under the Supply Chain Efficiencies scheme of the Wales Rural Development Plan 2007-2013.

This report looks at the overall economic impact of food festivals in Wales, including spending by festivals, impact of visitor spend and potential employment supported.

There is a strong focus on primary producers collaborating to improve the marketing of their produce. Food Festivals in Wales have provided a framework for this to occur, drawing together new and established producers in attractive settings.

Evaluation Reports are published to help disseminate findings, successes, challenges and lessons learnt from projects funded with Rural Development Programme support. The reports published in this section have been supplied by the deliverers of projects and copyright for the reports remain with each project sponsor. They are published to help disseminate project results and to aid good practice.