Big interview new starter advice

Food business starters should be hungry for knowledge

By Laurence Gibbons

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Young people starting their food business careers should hungry for knowledge about the roles they’ve taken on and slip a “finger in lots of pies”, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) boss Jane King. 

The AHDB ceo urged new starters in the food and drink industry to volunteer for lots of things in the workplace to show they were enthusiastic.

Big advice

King was the inaugural subject in’s new video series which asks business leaders for one big piece of advice to their former selves to complement our sister title Food Manufacture’s​ Big Interview features.

You can read our full feature with King, a former editor of Farmers Weekly ​magazine, in November’s Food Manufacture​ magazine.

In the coming month’s you can look forward to finding out top tips from Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright and Kolak Snack Foods md Rikin Lakhani.

Meanwhile, find out how King hopes to work closer with food and manufacturers here.

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