How have our eating habits changed since WWII?

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:14

The production and consumption of food in the UK has changed drastically in the decades following World War II in 1945. When we shop now, we are faced with many choices – a luxury that hasn’t always been available.

5 Ways To Stay Safe In A Food Production Environment

Friday, September 01, 2017 - 10:32

Working in a food production environment can be an exciting prospect, whether you're in charge of a big team in a busy food factory, the master baker behind the scenes, or even handling food in a warehouse. However, your culinary journey could be in jeopardy by even the simplest mistake. Safety is crucial - not only for yourself but also those around you. To avoid any potential hazards, here are 5 ways to stay safe in a food production environment...

Students Get A Taste of Careers in the Baking Industry

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 15:56

Denbigh High School pupils were given an insight into career opportunities within Wales’ food and drink industry during a taster day at a local bakery business.

What's it really like to be an apprentice? - National Apprenticeship Week 2017

Monday, March 06, 2017 - 11:17

Hi my name is Abby; I work for the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) as an Advanced (Level 3) Business Administration Apprentice. I provide Admin support to the entire company which involves working on projects, arranging travel, helping to maintain our websites and social media pages as well as many other tasks.

How to market your artisanal food business

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:07

Check out this infographic from Mark Lord Photography, which has some great tips about how to market your artisanal food business!

What is a Graduate Scheme?

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 09:00

Similar to an apprenticeship but tailored for recent graduates, a graduate scheme combines working for an employer with training and gaining professional skills. They are mainly offered by large companies who are willing to mould graduate candidates into their perfect employees, and are common in sectors like finance, retail, and manufacturing.

The Fresh Careers Fair 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:16

Are you looking for an exciting, fast-paced and challenging career in the food industry? The Fresh Careers Fair is your chance to explore the global fresh produce industry.

Want to enter the ECOTROPHELIA UK Competition?

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 14:02

ECOTROPHELIA UK is the national competition for the creation of eco-innovative food products. The winning UK team goes on to represent the UK at the European final and in 2016 went on to secure the bronze award. The competition is organised jointly by the Institute of Food Science & Technology and Campden BRI.

Industry Approved Degree Apprenticeships

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 11:50

The food and drink industry is dynamic, fast-paced and high-tech – not to mention well paid. If your looking for a rewarding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) based career, which offers the opportunity to gain a degree with no student debt whilst working and learning in this exciting sector, then our degree apprenticeships are for you.

The Life of a Crisp!

Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 13:19

Picture in your head, your favourite bag of crisps; Think of the flavour, shape, texture, the colour of the crinkly packaging, how much they cost you… Now try and take a guess at how many jobs are involved in creating that one bag of crisps? Maybe a Farmer to grow the potatoes, someone in a factory sorting them, maybe someone creating the bag for them to go in, then straight to a supermarket…right? WRONG!!!