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Food and drink manufacturing jobs offer impressive salaries

By Rod Addy

A salary of up to £90,000 is on offer for a technical and product development director based in Berkshire, while up to £100,000 is up for grabs for a general manager post in the North West. These are just some of the fantastic opportunities currently...

Professor Graham Bonwick details new courses available at Newcastle University


New packaging courses aim to address skills gap

By Professor Graham Bonwick

Lead scientist at Fera Science and senior lecturer at Newcastle University Professor Graham Bonwick discusses new courses for the food industry.

London Metropolitan University's lab recently underwent a refurbishment

Keeping it real at London Metropolitan University

By James Ridler

As competition for skilled workers in food and drink heats up, London Metropolitan University ensures its students gain real-world experience to kick-start their careers.

The facilities are responsible for the production of items including baguettes, flatbreads, doughballs, ciabattas and focaccias

Bakkavor Bread plants to recruit 200 workers

By Rod Addy

Demand for its chilled artisan bakery products has driven Bakkavor Bread to launch a recruitment drive at its two Crewe and Nantwich factories, according to the business.

A change in culture could attract more women into engineering careers


A change in culture will attract women engineers

By Elena Rodriguez-Falcon

Professor Elena Rodriguez-Falcon, acting chief executive and provost at NMiTE, talks about how a change in the culture of the UK manufacturing sector, including food and drink, could attract more women into the industry.

The meat industry is particularly reliant on migrant labour

Migrant labour system overhaul needed

By Aidan Fortune

The food and drink industry is at risk of a labour shortage if the current immigration system is not overhauled, a new report has found.

The small abattoir industry is under threat, according to an industry collective

Perfect storm hitting small abattoirs

By Aidan Fortune

The small abattoir industry is facing extermination with a third of small abattoirs having closed their doors over the past decade, with six closing over the past year.

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