Skills Gap

Staff show off their Butchery Academy certificates

2 Sisters launches two new learning programmes

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group has rolled out two major learning programmes across its poultry processing sites, in a bid to improve language skills and meat cutting efficiencies.

The University of Nottingham aims to provide a rounded education for its food science and processing students

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University of Nottingham: agents of change

By James Ridler

Two professors at the University of Nottingham are giving food science and processing students a rounded education to help them break down silos in the food industry.

Lally: 'Exciting new projects'

Weetabix names chief engineer

By Rod Addy

Weetabix Food Company has appointed Parjit Singh Lally, former engineering manager at pharmaceutical company GSK to spearhead the business' engineering strategy.

Fennell: ‘It’s a nonsensical policy that is proving almost impossible to police’

Awarding body boss critical of Apprenticeship Levy

By James Ridler

The Government’s Apprenticeship Levy is hard to police and prohibitive to smaller food and drink manufacturers, according to the chief executive of training awarding body FDQ Terry Fennell.

Students from University College Birmingham visited AB Mauri's Centre for Excellence

AB Mauri opens doors to undergraduates

By James Ridler

AB Mauri opened its doors to students of the University College Birmingham’s (UCB’s) BSc Bakery and Confectionery Technology course, offering a rare glimpse into the work of the baked goods manufacturer.

The L2 Butcher Apprenticeship Standard is up for review later this year

Butchery apprenticeship consultation opened

By Aidan Fortune

The Food & Drink Training and Education Council (FTC) is calling for employers and apprentices to have their say on the L2 Butcher Apprenticeship Standard.

Rising talent in the meat industry was celebrated at the Institute of Meat/Worshipful Company of Butchers prize-giving ceremony

Meat industry celebrated at prize-giving ceremony

By Aidan Fortune

The Institute of Meat (IoM) and Worshipful Company of Butchers (WCB) have recognised the achievements of apprentices, employers and training providers at their annual prize-giving event.

An extension of SK Chilled Foods' South Bank site means the business is hiring more staff

SK Chilled Foods in recruitment drive

By Aidan Fortune

Chilled food manufacturer SK Chilled Foods is to create 30 new roles at its South Bank and Riverside sites in Middlesbrough.

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