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 shrinking EU labour pool threatened by Brexit could pose opportunities for food manufacturers to look at automation and other cost-saving methods to fill the skills gap, according to law firm DWF’s head of food Dominic Watkins.
The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) and food and drink research organisation Campden BRI are urging UK food science and technology students to take part in this year’s Ecotrophelia UK competition.
Symington’s has opened up opportunities for its staff to develop through its apprenticeship scheme. Here, apprentice Julie Beales and site leader Les Croydon break down the positive effect the scheme has had on themselves and the business.
New immigration controls proposed by the Government to encourage the flow of skilled workers into the country threaten to hike up hiring prices and cut access to labour, according to members of the food and drink industry.