People & Skills

Tulip currently operates 17 factories across the UK, supplying top retail and foodservice customers

Tulip plans 270 job cuts at Bodmin plant

By Rod Addy

Tulip Ltd’s planned 270 job cuts as it faces the closure of its Bodmin plant in Cornwall represent ‘another shock wave to the already battered Cornish economy’, according to trade union Unite.

NMiTE aims to meet the needs of an industry desperate for new engineers

Learning provider profile

NMiTE: The new kid in town

By James Ridler

Challenger learning provider NMiTE will offer a new model of engineering training designed to meet industry needs head-on – and food and drink manufacturers are champing at the bit to reap the cream of the crop.

The AHDB has launched a new pork module under its Meat Education Programme

Pork training scheme launched by AHDB

By James Ridler

A new free education service to improve pork handling skills has been launched by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Silcock has been promoted to the head of Kellogg's UK and Ireland operations

Kellogg’s appoints new UK boss

By James Ridler

Cereal and snack giant Kellogg’s has appointed senior sales director Chris Silcock as its new vice president and head of its UK and Ireland operations.

PepsiCo has embraced the Apprenticeship Levy and has standardised training across all its sites

Apprenticeships plug skills gaps at PepsiCo

By James Ridler

International snacks and drinks giant PepsiCo has utilised funds made available by the apprenticeship levy to plug skills gaps across its manufacturing base.

The finalists for the 2020 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards have been revealed

FMEAs

Excellence Awards: Let’s get ready to rock

By Rod Addy

Four months since the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2020 opened for entries, we can now proudly announce the shortlist of potential winners selected by our distinguished judges across 14 different categories.

The apprentices are starting apprenticeships in areas such as bakery, cyber security, engineering, HR, IT, manufacturing and technical

Bakkavor adds to UK apprentice programme

By Dan Colombini

Fresh prepared foods producer Bakkavor Group has welcomed nearly 50 new young employees as part of its ‘grow your own’ people strategy.

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