Very good companies in Wales
Welsh shopping, restaurants, shops, pubs, bars...
Busy Bee Candles, are a maker of quality candles, always using the best waxes, scents (about 50 different fragrances) and wicks. Candles are manufactured in small quantities and the recipes for each candle are held as a closely guarded secret.
Welsh jewellery designer brand creating unique, high quality, handcrafted jewellery containing rare Welsh gold from the Snowdonian mountains. Clogau is a recent winner of several accolades at the UK Jewellery Awards.
- Winner Excellence in Marketing award and Finalist for Welsh Company of the Year - Chambers of Commerce Business Awards 2009 - Cardiff - Wales
- Shortlisted for the UK Jewellery Awards 2010 winners - Jewellery E-tailer of the Year award and Supplier of the Year award
- Clogau Gold nominated for Best Supplier of the Year and Best Marketing Campaign of the Year for the 27th Frontier Awards 2011 (source: Retail Jeweller)
- Ben Roberts, Managing Director of Clogau Gold, is shortlisted for Family Business Director of the Year at the Director of the Year Awards UK Final 2011. Roberts won Young Director of the Year at the IOD Wales Director of the Year Awards 2011
- Clogau has been announced as the Jewellery Brand of the Year at the UK Jewellery Awards 2012
- Shortlisted for Best Supplier of the Year in the 28th Frontier Awards 2012
- Clogau Fairytales was shortlisted for the Marketing Campaign of the Year and Clogau for Supplier of the Year at the UK Jewellery Awards 2013.
JoJo Maman Bebe French-influenced maternity and babywear retailer founded by Laura Tenison in 1993 in Brittany. The idea was to create a revolution in maternity wear with emphasis on quality and reliable customer service.
- JoJo Maman Bebe received the Maternity Fashion Award in the Practical Parenting Awards 2007.
- The Best Mail-order Service in the Prima Baby Reader Awards 2008 was given to JoJo Maman Bebe.
- JoJo won Best Maternity Lingerie in the Prima Baby Reader Awards 2010.
- JoJo received the accolade for Best Childrenswear Website in the Prima Baby Reader Awards 2010 and Best Baby Catalogue/Website in the Mother & Baby Awards 2008.
Founded by Kate Jenkins, Gower Cottage Brownies has been recognised by many as the maker of Best Brownies in the UK. Every one of their Brownie parcels is baked fresh to order and shipped the same day - a perfect gift
- Gold winner - Specialty foods - Healthy options - Wales the True Taste Food & Drink Awards 2010-2011 and bronze winner in the confectionery (other baked foods) category
- Runner-up - online retailer - Observer Food Monthly Awards 2010 and 2011 - named Best Welsh Independent Retailer
- Runner up – Swansea Life's Best Local Produce 2009
- Ranked #27 in The Independent Top 50 Food Websites - 2011
- Gold Star from The Great Taste Awards 2011
- Ranked #13 in Smarta 100 2011 winners list
- Gower Cottage Brownies was the 2012 - Observer Food Monthly Award Runner up for the 3rd year running in Best Independent Retailer category