Drink Sector Skills

More co-ordinated initiatives are needed to attract new talent to the food and drink industry, according to our Big Video Debate

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Skills gap in food and drink frustrated by fragmentary solutions

By Rick Pendrous

Initiatives designed to cut the skills gap that is emerging in Britain’s food and drink manufacturing sector are too “fragmented” and need to be better co-ordinated if the problems of attracting new talent to the sector are to be addressed.

Young blood

Young blood

By Rick Pendrous

"If you don't buck your ideas up and work harder at school, son, you'll end up in that god-awful food factory down the road." It's a phrase I've heard in various guises over the years and expresses the views held by many...

Get ready for the big night

Get ready for the big night

The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards recognise the very best in UK food and drink manufacture. But to enter you must act fast, as the closing date for entries is June 29. To find out more about these prestigious awards and how to attend the celebratory...


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