New training partners: Charles Reed, WRBM group md (L), and Virtual College's chairman Bob Gomersall

Appetite Learning launched to help plug skills gap

By Michael Stones

Appetite Learning is the name of new business partnership launched to help plug the skills gap by the Food Manufacture Group’s publisher William Reed Business Media (WRBM) and Virtual College, a leading provider of e-learning and online training.

NCFM works closely with food firms to develop their employees' skills

Ofsted applauds Holbeach's training

By Rick Pendrous

The National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM), part of the University of Lincoln's Holbeach campus, has been praised by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), which inspects educational establishments, for the training it provides to...

Food foods should embed sustainability into the DNA of their businesses: Driscoll

Collaboration key to sustainable food system

By Laurence Gibbons

Food manufacturers need to work more closely with government, civil society and research organisations to build a sustainable food system, according to Forum for the Future.

Hartlepool College will boost food and drink manufacturing training in the north east

Hartlepool College boost for food manufacturing training

By Freddie Dawson

Food manufacturing training and educational courses in the north east of England will be improved significantly by the addition of Hartlepool College of Further Education to the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink (NSA), says its director, Justine...

Kerry Foods wins training award

Kerry Foods wins training award

By Freddie Dawson

Fresh and convenience food producer Kerry Foods has won an award for the language training it offers employees at its Attleborough site in Norfolk.

Skills academy cash secured for industry

Skills academy cash secured for industry

Improve, the sector skills council for the food and drink manufacturing industry, is celebrating this week following news that it has secured vital...


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