Young People

More than 4,000 students learned about food and manufacturing opportunities, claimed Nestlé

Nestlé supports 4,557 students in STEM subjects

By James Ridler

Nestlé has helped more than 4,000 young people gain insight into food and drink manufacturing industry careers through science, technical, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, according to Nestlé UK & Ireland’s Social Impact Report released this...

Nestlé UK and Ireland boss Fiona Kendrick DS Smith ceo Miles Roberts at the Alliance for YOUth launch

Nestlé ‘helps 50,000 young people into work’

By Laurence Gibbons

A Nestlé initiative has created training and jobs for 50,000 young people across Europe in the past year, completing half of its three-year-target to provide 100,000 opportunities, says the firm.

Must try harder: Schools should provide better information about food industry careers

Young stars explain how to attract others

By Nicholas Robinson

Schools must play a bigger role in attracting young people to the food and drink manufacturing sector, according to the UK’s top young industry talent.

Studying STEM subjects will help youngsters get on in life, said education secretary Nicky Morgan

Nestlé backs maths/science plan to lure engineers

By Michael Stones

Nestlé is backing a new three-year plan, called Your Life, designed to encourage school children to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM subjects) in preparation for a career in manufacturing.

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.

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.

Young and temporary workers are at risk in factories over the summer

Pay extra attention to safety of summer workers

By Laurence Gibbons

Food manufacturers have been warned to pay extra attention to young and temporary workers hired for summer work, as they are more likely to be injured at work than experienced employees.


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