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CCE is hoping to entice the next generation of food and drink industry workers

CCE opens factory to inspire young people into industry

By Laurence Gibbons

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has thrown open the doors of its Morpeth site in Northumberland to students in a bid to show them the many job opportunities in the food and drink manufacturing sector.

Nestlé will focus on the energy used to manufacture its KitKat bars

Nestlé forms energy reduction partnership with Sheffield Hallam

By Laurence Gibbons

Food and drink manufacturers could benefit from improved resource efficiency and cost savings across the supply chain as a result of a partnership between Nestlé UK and Ireland and Sheffield Hallam University’s National Centre for Excellence for Food...

Food industry best of the best - in pictures

Food manufacturing Oscar winners in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

Irish meat firm Dawn Meats was the big winner at the 2014 Food manufacturing excellence awards, earlier this month, picking up the Environmental initiative of the year and the overall Company of the year.

Kendrick aims to inspire the next generation of food engineers at Sheffield Hallam University

Students unaware of jobs in science and engineering

By Laurence Gibbons

Half of all UK teachers, and students aged 14–16, are unaware of the science and engineering careers available, despite four out of five young people saying they would consider such a role, according to Nestlé.

MKC is helping the food industry communicate career opportunities to young people

Premier Foods woos young people for food careers

By Rod Addy

Premier Foods is wooing young people for future food industry careers with the launch of a work placement initiative and has doubled the number of engineering apprentices it is supporting.

Tesco was among the brands championing the hunt for top food talent at a government meeting today

Government and big brands join food skills battle

By Rod Addy

Tesco, Mars and Warburtons were among the big food brands meeting government yesterday (September 11) at Downing Street to discuss how to find the industry’s future leaders.

Coleshill: 'The skills agenda is a top priority'

Cargill, PepsiCo, Mars woo female engineers

By Rod Addy

The food industry is wooing female engineers in a partnership between food manufacturers Cargill, PepsiCo and Mars and youth skills initiative MyKindaCrowd.

Women wanted for rewarding careers in food and drink manufacturing

Nestlé backed Women in Engineering Day to lure recruits

By Michael Stones

Nestlé UK & Ireland and Coca-Cola Enterprises marked National Women in Engineering Day on Monday (June 23) with events for young people to celebrate the achievements of women engineers in food and drink manufacturing.

£100,000 in bursaries will be offered to students accepted onto the food engineering degree course

Food engineering students to get 100k in bursaries

By Mike Stones

Students accepted to study for the UK’s first food and drink engineering degree will be offered a combined total of £100,000 in bursaries in their first year to help stave off student debt, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Justin King will co-chair the Food Economy Task Force

Sainsbury boss to co-chair food economy taskforce

By Mike Stones

Sainsbury boss Justin King is to co-chair a new taskforce to find ways of boosting the UK’s food economy through partnerships between businesses, universities and government.

Hub within a hub: Sheffield Hallam University's National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering will become a hub for food and drink R&D, said Jim Moseley

Recruiting food engineers to get easier after £6.9M boost

By Mike Stones

Food and drink manufacturers will be able to recruit from a wider and deeper pool of qualified engineers after the £6.9M cash injection at Sheffield Hallam University to develop a National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering, said the Food and Drink...

The 'Take a Closer Look at Food Engineering' campaign aims to attract the next generation of food and drink industry engineers

Wanted: would-be food manufacturing engineers

By Mike Stones

Food manufacturers are targeting a new campaign at 16-19 year olds, parents and teachers in a bid to attract the next generation of food and drink industry engineers.

The More Than Meat Pies product won the top prize based on criteria such as commercial feasibility and eco-innovation

Harper Adams green meat pie scoops award

By Rod Addy

The More than Meat Pies team from Harper Adams University has been awarded gold prize at Ecotrophelia UK 2013 for their product, Hearty Meal, a ready meal offal pie.

Nestlé boss urges action to promote the course to students

Act now to train the UK's first food engineers

By Gary Scattergood

A concerted PR, marketing and social media campaign needs to be quickly launched if the 40 places on the first accredited food and drink engineering course are to be filled.

Dalehead hopes its refurbishment will lead to US export opportunities

Dalehead’s multi-million pound abattoir plan

By Laurence Gibbons

Dalehead Foods has unveiled a new multi-million pound abattoir and production facility in Spalding, Lincolnshire, which it hopes will boost British pork exports to the US.

CenFRA wins industry funding for robotics

CenFRA wins industry funding for robotics

CenFRA, the UK's pioneering centre for food robotics and automation, has received industry funding to expand its role into an independent food and beverage automation consultancy.

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