Research>Research Excellence Framework 2021>Impact Case Study - Food Safety Innovation in Wales

Innovation and improved food safety in the Welsh food sector

​​ Prof. David Lloyd, Prof. Adrian Peters, Prof. Elizabeth Redmond, Dr Debbie Clayton, Prof. Louise Fielding, Prof. Chris Griffith, Leanne Ellis


Project KITE has significantly impacted social, health, environmental, and employment skills in the Welsh food and ​drink industry. Through its support of Welsh SMEs, KITE contributed over £100 million in increased sales, 700 jobs, and significant growth in: Food safety quality management and certification; product development, innovation and diversification; and, supply chain efficiency. KITE also led to an additional £11 million being awarded to Project HELIX, which has achieved economic impact of over £110 million.

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