Skills Gap

A shortage of vets in the UK has been highlighted in a Migration Advisory Committee report

UK meat vet shortage highlighted

By Aidan Fortune

The troubling lack of veterinary staff in the UK meat industry has been highlighted in a new report by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close its Witham processing facility

2 Sisters to close poultry site

By Aidan Fortune

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close one of its poultry processing plants in a bid to grow efficiencies in its supply chain.

Robson: 'There was a very thorough induction process'

SK Chilled Foods powers ahead with recruitment

By Rod Addy

SK Chilled Foods has examined hundreds of applicants in a recent recruitment drive and the snack foods and ready meals manufacturer has succeeded in filling two thirds of its available posts.

The Nursery Kitchen aims to recruit more staff, expand its customer base and launch new ranges

Nursery meals company dives into Industry 4.0

By Helen Gilbert

The Nursery Kitchen is set to embark on a pilot digital technology programme that will help it move away from outdated, paper-based processes and boost productivity.

A change in culture could attract more women into the food industry

Tackle bias directly to create female-friendly culture

By Helen Gilbert

Tackling “unconscious bias” against female staff could help food firms attract more women, although an ageing workforce is potentially more of an issue, Kathryn Grant, people development manager at British Sugar, has claimed.

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.