HCC announces annual conference

A panel of speakers at this year’s Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) Annual Conference will discuss the various sectors of the Welsh red meat industry.

HCC chairman Dai Davies will be joined by members of the processing, farming, political and export sectors as well as an independent retailer.

This year’s panel consists of:

•Alun Davies AM - Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and European Programmes
•Simon Wright – Broadcaster, restaurateur and former editor of the AA Restaurant Guide
•Neil Perkins, Farmers’ Weekly Sheep Farmer of the Year.
•Illtud Dunsford - HCC scholar and independent pork retailer and producer
•John Dracup – Red Meat Livestock Procurement Director, Vion Foods
•Laura Dodds, HCC’s Market Development Manager
•Jeff Martin, HCC’s Italian export agent

Davies said: “We have an impressive line-up of speakers for this year’s conference which is returning to North Wales after two very successful conferences in Mid and South Wales in the last couple of years.

“This year’s speakers represent all sectors of the Welsh red meat supply chain so there will certainly be something of interest to all our stakeholders.”

The 2012 HCC Annual Conference will be held in the Hall, Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Conwy at 9am on 8 November.

Those wishing to attend can do so by contacting HCC on 01970 625 050 or info@hccmpw.org.uk.


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